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Multiple Origins for the Surname Prado


Spanish


In Spain, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. The original bearer of the name Prado, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Prado family originally lived in one of the places named Prado, which are found scattered throughout the Spanish provinces. There are numerous villages and towns named Prado in the provinces of Old Castile, Galicia, and Castile. The place-name Prado is derived from the Spanish word prado, which means meadow.

Prado Early Origins



The surname Prado was first found in Galicia, in the northwestern region of Spain.

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Prado Spelling Variations


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Prado Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Prado, de Prado, del Prado, Prada, de Prada, de la Prada, Prados, Pradas, Pradilla, Pradillo, Prades, de Prades, Pradera, Prat and many more.

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Prado Early History


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Prado Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Prado research. Another 659 words (47 lines of text) covering the years 1037, 1139, 1184, 1386, 1430, and 1691 are included under the topic Early Prado History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Prado Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Prado Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family was Margarita de Prades (1386-1430), wife of the last Aragonese King, Martin I; sixteenth century Spanish painter Blas de Prado; Juan de Prado y Mármol, created Count of Belmonte in...

Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Prado Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Prado Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Alvaro de Prado, who sailed to America in 1512
  • Benito de Prado sailed to America in 1513 with his wife and servants
  • Pedro de Prado sailed to sailed to Hispaniola in 1534
  • Diego de Prado sailed to Florida in 1538

Prado Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Raimundo Prado Díaz, who sailed to Puerto Rico in 1802
  • Alvaro De Prado, who arrived in America in 1812
  • Benito De Prado, who landed in America in 1813
  • Francisco Del Prado, who arrived in America in 1813
  • Gomez De Prado, who landed in America in 1813
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Prado Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Alberto Prado, aged 5, who landed in America, in 1904
  • Amelio Prado, aged 37, who emigrated to the United States, in 1920
  • Antonio Prado, aged 23, who landed in America, in 1920
  • Aurelio Prado, aged 35, who settled in America, in 1921
  • B. Prado, aged 27, who landed in America, in 1923
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Prado (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Prado (post 1700)



  • Edgar S. Prado (b. 1967), Peruvian-born, American Racing Hall of Fame jockey in thoroughbred horse racing
  • Samuel Prado, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 2004
  • Raul Prado, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Texas State House of Representatives 117th District, 2002
  • Miguel I. Prado, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 12th District, 1996
  • Marta Prado, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1996, 2000
  • Humberto Prado, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Mayor of Hammond, Indiana, 2011
  • Edward C. Prado, American politician, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Texas, 1981-84
  • Anne del Prado, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2004
  • Eliseo Prado (1929-2016), Argentine football forward
  • Erick Dowson Prado Meléndez (b. 1976), retired Salvadoran footballer
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Prado Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    8. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    11. ...

    The Prado Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Prado Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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