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Maldonado Family History

Maldonado Name Meaning
nickname for an ugly or stupid person, from Spanish mal donado ‘ill-favored’. The phrase is a compound of mal ‘badly’ + donado ‘given’, ‘endowed’, past participle of donare ‘to give’, ‘to bestow’.habitational name from Maldonado, a village in the province of Albacete.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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728,010 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
11,029 Military Records
27,412 Immigration Records
150,064 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Maldonado Families

  • Number of Maldonado families
     390 - 777
     131 - 389
     1 - 130
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Maldonado families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Maldonado families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Maldonado Family Origin

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Maldonado Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Maldonado

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Maldonado Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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