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Where did the Spanish Cavallos family come from? What is the Spanish Cavallos family crest and coat of arms? When did the Cavallos family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Cavallos family history?The origins the old family name Cavallos can be found within medieval Spain. While the patronymic and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the name of the father and mother respectively, are the most common form of a hereditary surname in Spain, occupational surnames also emerged during the late Middle Ages. Many people, such as the Cavallos family, adopted the name of their occupation as their surname. The surname Cavallos was an occupational name for a knight or a knight's servant.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Caballero, Caballeros, Caballer, Caballé, Caballe, Caballería, Caballeria, Caballo, Caballos, de Caballos, Cavallo, Cavallos, de Cavallos, Cavallón, Cavallon, de Cavallón, de Cavallon, Cavallero, Cavallería and many more.
First found in Castile, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cavallos research. Another 189 words(14 lines of text) covering the years 1176, 1645 and 1697 are included under the topic Early Cavallos History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 129 words(9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cavallos Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Cavallos Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Cavallos Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cavallos Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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