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Almeda Family of the Philippines

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Profiles

  • Natividad Almeda-Lopez (1892 - 1977)
    Natividad Almeda-Lopez was the first Filipino female lawyer to serve in government (Bureau of Justice), and rose to gain the highest position attained by a woman in Asia who served in government, when ...
  • Emmanuel Gomez Almeda (deceased)
    Emmanuel Gomez Almeda was a pharmacist by occupation, and was known for his formula for the relief of asthma. His eldest daughter Natividad was said to have assisted him in preparing this medicine, and...
  • Josie Almeda Cruz
    Josie Almeda Cruz-Natori is a Filipina fashion designer and the CEO and founder of The Natori Company. More here:

Almeda [al-'me-da]' is a Spanish surname, derived from the Arabic phrase "al ma'ida", meaning "plateau". Derivatives of the name include Almeida.

This sub-project aims to organize genealogical data on the Almeda Family of the Philippines. Profiles here are those of historical figures, scions of the gentry (de buena familia), revolutionary heroes, scholars, government officials, national athletes and other public personalities (celebrities) in various fields. Find more surnames at the master project page, Families of the Philippines.

How to Contribute

  1. Please click the "Join Project" button on the upper right of the project page.
  2. After getting yourself added as a collaborator for the surname, select the profile of the prominent Filipino you wish to add.
  3. Navigate to the profile. Under the "More Actions" link, choose "Add to Project" and select sub-project to which your ancestor should be included in.
  4. Include in the "About Me" section a brief biographical sketch, summarizing the person's significant contributions and accomplishments. (Required)
  5. Include a photograph, if one exists.
  6. Mark the profile as "public" and not "private". (Required)