Show ContentsQuevedo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The noble surname Quevedo is of Spanish descent and is of toponymic origin, deriving from a place where the initial bearer once resided or held land. The name Quevedo has a meaning of "one who hails from Quevada."

Early Origins of the Quevedo family

The surname Quevedo was first found in the mountains of Santander in the northern region of Castile.

Early History of the Quevedo family

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Quevedo Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Quevido, Quevedas, Quevida and others.

Early Notables of the Quevedo family

Prominent among bearers of the Quevedo family name at this time was Francisco Gomez de Quevado y Villegas, a Spanish poet and politician, who was born in...
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Quevedo Ranking

In the United States, the name Quevedo is the 9,293rd most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

United States Quevedo migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Quevedo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Jose Quevedo, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1803 [2]
  • Francisco De Quevedo, who arrived in Florida in 1863 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Quevedo (post 1700) +

  • Antonio Quevedo (b. 1900), American politician and lawyer
  • Mike Quevedo, American Democratic Party politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004 [3]
  • Leonardo Torres y "Torres" Quevedo, Spanish engineer and mathematician
  • Joaquim Amado Quevedo (1946-2022), Brazilian politician, Mayor of Tatuí (1993-1996)
  • Rubén Quevedo, Venezuelan baseball player
  • Numa Quevedo (b. 1908), Venezuelan professor and politician
  • Arturo Quevedo (b. 1904), Guatemalan doctor

  1. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?".,
  2. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 13) . Retrieved from on Facebook