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The surname Ricardo was derived from the personal name Ricardo and is generally thought to be Germanic in origin, brought to Spain by the Visigoths in the 5th and 6th centuries.

Ricardo Early Origins



The surname Ricardo was first found in Castile, along the banks of the Ebro river.

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Ricardo Spelling Variations


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Ricardo Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ricardo, Ricardos, Ricart, Ricarte and others.

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Ricardo Early History


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Ricardo Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ricardo research. Another 95 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 179 and 1794 are included under the topic Early Ricardo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ricardo Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ricardo Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Ricardo 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:

Ricardo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Santiago Ricardo, who immigrated to Puerto Rico in 1816
  • Santiago Ricardo, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1816
  • Pascal Ricardo, who arrived in New York in 1822
  • Guadalupe Ricardo, who applied for citizenship in Texas in 1835
  • Guadalupe Ricardo, who landed in Texas in 1835

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ricardo (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ricardo (post 1700)



  • Sir Harry Ralph Ricardo (1885-1974), English mechanical engineer
  • Jose Ricardo (1860-1925), Portuguese stage actor
  • David Ricardo, Venezuelan doctor and philanthropist of English parentage, who founded the Red Cross in Venezuela

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Ricardo Historic Events


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Ricardo Historic Events




HMAS Sydney II

  • Mr. John Layton Ricardo (1905-1941), Australian Chief Petty Officer Butcher from Maroubra, New South Wales, Australia, who sailed into battle aboard HMAS Sydney II on the 19th November 1941 and died during the sinking

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    2. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. 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.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Ricardo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ricardo 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 21 August 2015 at 22:36.

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