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The noble Spanish surname Recio is of nickname origin, deriving from a personal characteristic of the original bearer of the name. In this case, the surname Recio was given to an individual who was known to be strong or tough, this comes from the Spanish word "recio," with roots in the Latin word "rigidus" meaning "stiff."

Recio Early Origins



The surname Recio was first found in the Castilian province of Palencia.

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Recio Spelling Variations


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Recio Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Recio, Recia, Recios and others.

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Recio Early History


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Recio Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Recio research. Another 374 words (27 lines of text) covering the year 1763 is included under the topic Early Recio History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Recio Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Recio Early Notables (pre 1700)



Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año...

Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Recio 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:

Recio Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Domingo Recio, who landed in America in 1817
  • Francisco Recio, who arrived in America in 1837

Recio Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Arguimedes Recio, aged 30, who landed in America from Havana, Cuba, in 1912
  • Adalberto Recio, aged 24, who landed in America from Havana, Cuba, in 1914
  • Alfredo Recio, aged 37, who settled in America from Camaquey, Cuba, in 1915
  • Celida Recio, aged 26, who emigrated to the United States from Havana, Cuba, in 1920

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Contemporary Notables of the name Recio (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Recio (post 1700)



  • Isidoro Recio, lawyer from Spain
  • Porfirio Mayo Recio (b. 1920), professor and surgeon in the Philippines
  • Enrique Recio (b. 1916), Mexican lawyer
  • Alberto Recio (b. 1885), Cuban doctor

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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.
    2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    11. ...

    The Recio Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Recio 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.

    This page was last modified on 7 March 2015 at 09:57.

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