Origins of the surname Andrade
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Spelling variations of this family name include: Andrada, Andrade, d'Andrada, d'Andrade and others.
First found in Galicia, in the northwestern region of the Iberian peninsula. The Andrade family were connected with the ancient Kings of Galicia.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Among those who settled in the New World were Maria Mejia de Peralta Andrada, who arrived in New Spain in 1581; Jose Anto Andrada, who settled in Texas in 1835. -- www.houseofnames.com