Rosado History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Noble surnames, such as Rosado, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Rosado, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. 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. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Rosado family originally lived in a place where wild roses grew. The surname is derived from the Latin word rosa, which means rose. The family name Rosado is also derived from the given name Rose.

Early Origins of the Rosado family

The surname Rosado was first found in Old Castile, in the mountains near Santander.

Early History of the Rosado family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rosado research. Another 78 words (6 lines of text) covering the year 1352 is included under the topic Early Rosado History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Rosado Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Ros, de Ros, Rosas, de Rosas, Rosa, de la Rosa, Rosal, del Rosal, Rosales, de Rosales, Rosete, Rosano, Rosana, Roso and many more.

Early Notables of the Rosado family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the family were seventeenth century Chilean historian Diego de Rosales, a Jesuit priest who defended the rights of the Indians; seventeenth century Spanish playwright Pedro Rosete; nineteenth century Argentinian military officer Leonardo Rosales; nineteenth century Spanish painter Eduardo...
Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rosado Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Rosado Ranking

In the United States, the name Rosado is the 1,044th most popular surname with an estimated 29,844 people with that name. [1]


United States Rosado migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rosado Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • P Rosado, aged 26, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1836 [2]
Rosado Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Antonio Rosado, aged 13, who landed in America from Bayamo, Cuba, in 1916
  • Agustin Rosado, aged 28, who landed in America from Havana, Cuba, in 1917
  • Adolfo Rosado, aged 39, who immigrated to the United States from Merida, Mexico, in 1922
  • Benigno Rosado, aged 34, who settled in America, in 1922
  • Antonio Rosado, aged 14, who immigrated to the United States from Havana, Cuba, in 1923
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

West Indies Rosado migration to West Indies +

The British first settled the British West Indies around 1604. They made many attempts but failed in some to establish settlements on the Islands including Saint Lucia and Grenada. By 1627 they had managed to establish settlements on St. Kitts (St. Christopher) and Barbados, but by 1641 the Spanish had moved in and destroyed some of these including those at Providence Island. The British continued to expand the settlements including setting the First Federation in the British West Indies by 1674; some of the islands include Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman Island, Turks and Caicos, Jamaica and Belize then known as British Honduras. By the 1960's many of the islands became independent after the West Indies Federation which existed from 1958 to 1962 failed due to internal political conflicts. After this a number of Eastern Caribbean islands formed a free association. [3]
Rosado Settlers in West Indies in the 16th Century
  • Alonso Rosado, who sailed to Cuba in 1538
Rosado Settlers in West Indies in the 19th Century
  • Alonso Rosado, who arrived in Cuba in 1838 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Rosado (post 1700) +

  • Julio Rosado (b. 1922), American internationally known abstract expressionist
  • Luis Rosado (b. 1955), retired American Major League Baseball first baseman
  • Jose Antonio Rosado (b. 1974), former American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Juan Manuel Rosado (b. 1974), Spanish footballer


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  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. ^ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_West_Indies


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