The Quadra clan originating from Caoayan, Ilocos Sur, in Northern Philippines is now found in many parts of the world.
A trace is underway. Our current tree trace puts APOLONIO QUADRA, nephew of President Elpidio Quirino, on top of the heap.
The Quadra Coat of Arms
Brief Family History
Spelling variations of this family name include: Cuadrado, Quadra, Quadrado, Quadratus, Quadrare, Quadras, Quadraz, Cuadra and many more.
First found in Catalonia, in northeastern Spain.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Among the first to move to the new world were Alonso Cuadrado who settled in America in 1512; Pedro Cuadrado, a notable figure who settled in Panama in 1537.
Coat of Arms: A shield divided quarterly: 1st, blue with a silver chevron between three gold suns in chief and a gold lion in base; 2nd, red with a gold garb; 3rd, blue with a silver tower; 4th, red with three gold bends.