The origins the old family name Caba 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
surnames also emerged during the late Middle Ages. Many people, such as the Caba family, adopted the name of their occupation
as their surname. The surname Caba was an occupational name for a knight or a knight's servant.
Early Origins of the Caba family
The surname Caba was first found in Castile
, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.
Early History of the Caba family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Caba research.Another 189 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1176, 1656, 1704, 1697, 1703, 1645, 1697, 1670 and 1679 are included under the topic Early Caba History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Caba 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.
Early Notables of the Caba family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family were eighteenth century Spanish politician Jerónimo Caballero, first Marquis of Caballero; eighteenth century Spanish military officer Juan Caballero; nineteenth century Cuban philosopher José de la Luz Caballero; nineteenth century Spanish military officer Antonio Caballero y Fernández de Rodas; nineteenth century Paraguayan politician... Another 48 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Caba Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Caba family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Caba Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Miguel Caba, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1872 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
Contemporary Notables of the name Caba (post 1700)
- Rubén Caba, Spanish novelist and essayist from Madrid
- Julia Gutiérrez Caba (b. 1934), Spanish theatre and film actress
- Emilio Gutiérrez Caba (b. 1942), Spanish film and television actor