When Richard Pardo was born on 15 February 1830, in Elmwood Township, Leelanau, Michigan, United States, his father, Samuel Pardo, was 42 and his mother, Elizabeth Jane Edwards, was 35. He married Lucinda Amanda Mickle on 4 November 1856, in Amherstburg, Essex, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Elmwood, Tuscola, Michigan, United States in 1880. He died on 10 April 1904, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Lake View Cemetery, Seattle, King, Washington, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Luis, Carlos, Juan, Julio, Manuel, Raul, Pedro, Angel, Jaime, Jorge, Mario.
Spanish and Portuguese: nickname for someone with tawny hair, from pardo ‘dusky, brown, dark gray’ (from Latin pardus ‘leopard’).
Italian: from the personal name Pardo, which can be of Greek origin (see 3 below) or a Lombardic variant of Bardo .
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