Granados Coat of Arms, found in Laredo in the Province
of Cantabris, consist of a Spanish eagle perched on
the limb of a truncated pomegranate tree from which
hang three pomegranates. It has eight blue shields
with silver dots. The eagle is white, the crown
and talons gold, the field blue, and pomegranates are
streaked with red.
origin of this name is not known. It was well
established in the ancient Roman Province of Cantabria
(Santander) at the time of its conquest by the Visigoths
of this lineage served Don Alfonso X (The Wise) during
the conquest of Andalucia (1254). For his service
during the recapture of Jerez de la Frontera.
Don (Sir) Pedro Fernandez Granados was rewarded with
estates in Andalucia. Don Pedro remained in this
following is a translation of another history of the
name Granados that appeared on a wine bottle that a
member of the Granados family in Spain had made to present
to business patrons, as a means of advertising.
Castilian surname "Granados" originated in
the mountains of Burgos and spread through the peninsula
with the re-conquest of Aragon and Valencia land.
(Burgos is in the north of Spain on the Arlanzon River,
in Old Castile, near the Montes de Oca.)
with the re-conquest of Andalucia, they found other
branches of this family.
name is mentioned many times in "los Libros de
Repartimientos de Tieras de las Conquistas de Andalucia".
nobility of this name is mentioned in Las Ordenes de
Santiago, Calatrava y San Juan de Jerusalem and in La
Real Maestranza de Sevilla.
National Geographic on one of their Maps of Spain mentions:
"Christians in the north (Asturias only province
not taken by the Moors - Austurias is a
mountainous area in the northwest of Spain) created
a military society dedicated to religious crusades and