Lopes


Lopes

Lopes is a common surname in the Portuguese language, namely in Portugal and Brazil. It was originally a Patronymic, meaning "Son of Lopo" (English: "Wolf"). Its Spanish equivalent is "López". 'Lopes' may be less frequently seen as a given name.

urname

'Lopes' as a surname occurs both in paternal and maternal positions in Portuguese names. Information included here on notable people is provided to assist in understanding the geographical and historical distribution of the surname.

Paternal

;Born after 1300
* Portugal: Fernão Lopes (c.1380–1459)

;Born after 1400
* Portugal: Fernão Lopes (died 1545)
* Portugal: Gregório Lopes (c.1490–1550)Paternal lineage: Gregório 1490→Cristóvão 1516]

;Born after 1500
* Portugal: Cristóvão Lopes (c.1516–1594)

;Born after 1700
* Jamaica (as part of British Empire): Sir Manasseh Masseh Lopes, 1st Baronet (1755–1831)Uncle⇒Nephew: Manasseh 1755⇒Ralph 1788] ; emigrated to England, c.1798
* England: Sir Ralph Lopes, 2nd Baronet (born "Ralph Franco" 1788–1854)Paternal lineage: Ralph 1788→Massey 1818→Henry 1859→Massey 1903]

;Born after 1800
* England: Sir Massey Lopes, 3rd Baronet (born "Massey Franco" 1818–1908)
* England: Henry Lopes, 1st Baron Roborough (1859–1938)
* Portugal: Francisco Higino Craveiro Lopes (1894–1960) [father: João Carlos Craveiro Lopes; mother: Júlia Clotilde Salinas Cristiano]
* Cape Verde (as part of Portuguese Empire): Manuel Lopes (barber) (before 1850–after 1870); emigrated to United States

;Born after 1900
* Brazil: Nei Braz Lopes (born 1942)
* Cape Verde (as part of Portuguese Empire): Manuel António do Sousa Lopes (1907–2005)
* East Timor (as part of Portuguese Empire): Martinho da Costa Lopes (1918–1991)
* England: Massey Lopes, 2nd Baron Roborough (1903–1992)
* Portugal: Américo Lopes (born 1933)
* Portugal: Fernando Lopes (filmmaker) (born 1935)
* Portugal: Carlos Alberto de Sousa Lopes (born 1947)
* United States: David Earle Lopes (born 1945); parent(s) from Cape Verde

;Born after 1950
* Brazil: Luís Carlos Melo Lopes (born 1954)
* Brazil: Edson Lopes (born 1957)
* Brazil: Rosaly Lopes (born 1957); emigrated to England
* Brazil: Giulio Lopes (born 1959)
* Brazil: Marcelo Gonçalves Costa Lopes (born 1966)
* Brazil: Wagner Lopes (born 1969); emigrated to Japan
* Brazil: Alexandre Paes Lopes (born 1974)
* Brazil: Daniel Lopes (born 1976); emigrated to Germany
* Brazil: Welington Nogueira Lopes (born 1979)
* Brazil: Ana Paula Lopes (born 1979)
* Brazil: Carlos Eduardo Lopes (born 1980)
* Brazil: Patrick Fabíonn Lopes (born 1980)
* Brazil: Astolpho Junio Lopes (born 1983)
* Brazil: Leandro Lopes (born 1984)
* Brazil: Matheus Henrique do Carmo Lopes (born 1985)
* Brazil: Felipe Aliste Lopes (born 1987)
* Brazil: Ernando Rodrigues Lopes (born 1988)
* Brazil: Everton Lopes (born 1988)
* Cape Verde (as part of Portuguese Empire): Mateus Henrique Fonseca Lopes (born 1972)
* East Timor (as part of Portuguese Timor): Aniceto Guterres Lopes (born 1967)
* England: Laura Lopes née Parker-Bowles (born 1978)
* France: Osvaldo Lopes (born 1980)
* Guinea-Bissau: Adelino Lopes (born 1976)
* Guinea-Bissau: Sufrim Lopes (born 1981)
* Netherlands: Cecilio Lopes (born 1979); parent(s) from Netherland Antilles
* Portugal: António Bastos Lopes (born 1953)
* Portugal: Pedro Miguel de Santana Lopes (born 1956)
* Portugal: Fátima Lopes (born 1965)
* Portugal: Tiago André Coelho Lopes (born 1989)
* United States: Lisa Lopes (1971–2002)
* United States: Brian Lopes (born 1971)
* United States: Danny Lopes (born 1982)

Maternal

;Born after 1200
* Portugal: Mécia Lopes de Haro (died 1270)

;Born after 1800
* Portugal: Henrique Lopes de Mendonça (1856–1931)
* Brazil: João Simões Lopes Neto (1865–1916)

;Born after 1900
* Cape Verde (as part of Portuguese Empire): Baltasar Lopes da Silva (1907–1989)
* Brazil: Álvaro Lopes Cançado (1912–1984)
* Brazil: Antônio Lopes dos Santos (born 1941)
* Brazil: Dirceu Lopes Mendes (born 1946)
* Guinea-Bissau (as part of Portuguese Empire): Amílcar Lopes Cabral (1924–1973); parents from Cape Verde
* Portugal: António Lopes Ribeiro (1908–1995)

;Born after 1950
* Angola: Paulo José Lopes de Figueiredo (born 1972)
* Brazil: Arcanjo Antonino Lopes do Nascimento (1950–2002)
* Brazil: Roberto Lopes da Costa (born 1966)
* Brazil: Rinaldo Lopes Costa (born 1968)
* Brazil: Luciano Lopes de Souza (born 1974)
* Brazil: Marcelo Lopes de Faria (born 1976)
* Brazil: Fábio Lopes Alcântara (born 1977)
* Brazil: Fábio Deivison Lopes Maciel (born 1980)
* Brazil: Wesley Lopes da Silva (born 1980)
* Brazil: Almir Lopes de Luna (born 1982)
* Brazil: Carlos Michel Lopes Vargas (born 1982)
* Brazil: Roberto Lopes Nascimento (born 1983)
* Brazil: Wesley Lopes Beltrame (born 1987)
* Brazil: Neylor Lopes Gonçalves (born 1987)
* Brazil: Gleydson Lopes Khiryakov (born 1989)
* Netherlands: Santinho Lopes Monteiro (born 1979)
* Spain: Valmiro Lopes Rocha (born 1981); parents from Cape Verde

Composite

;Born after 1900
* Portugal: Fernando Lopes-Graça (1906–1994)
* Guyana: Olga Lopes-Seale (born 1918); emigrated to Barbados

Other secondary

;Born after 1700
* Austria: Ephraim Lópes Pereira d'Aguilar, 2nd Baron d'Aguilar (1709–1832); emigrated to England

;Born after 1800
* England: John Reginald Lopes Yarde-Buller (1873–1930)

;Born after 1900
* Angola Oscar Lino Lopes Fernandes Braga (born 1931)

Given name

;Born after 1400
* Portugal: Lopes Gonçalves

ee also

* Portuguese name, for information on how Portuguese names are structured

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