The surname Cabaceiro comes from the Galician word "cabazo," meaning a small granary built on wooden stakes, a small structure which is typical in the region.
The surname Cabaceiro was first found in the region of Galacia, in the very northwest corner of Spain.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Alonso Vazquez de Baamonde, son of Pedro Fernandez de Cavazos and of Inis Alonso de Piñeira, who arrived in New Spain
in 1590; and Evangelos Cavezos, who arrived at Ellis Island
, New York in 1904..