Maldonado Family History
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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
Similar surnames: Baldonado, Salgado, Redondo, Donato, Mandujano, Alvarado, Coronado