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The origins the old family name Caballero 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 Caballero family, adopted the name of their occupation as their surname. The surname Caballero was an occupational name for a knight or a knight's servant.

Caballero Early Origins



The surname Caballero was first found in Castile, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.

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Caballero Spelling Variations


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Caballero Spelling Variations



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.

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Caballero Early History


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Caballero Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Caballero 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 Caballero History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Caballero Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Caballero Early Notables (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 Caballero Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Caballero Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Alonso Caballero sailed to America in 1517 with his brother Diego
  • Juan Caballero sailed to New Spain in 1534
  • Cristóbal Caballero sailed to America in 1538
  • Francisco Caballero sailed to Peru in 1553 with his wife
  • Antón Caballero sailed to Peru in 1592

Caballero Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Marcos Caballero, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1816
  • Alonso Caballero, who landed in America in 1817
  • L Caballero, aged 22, landed in New Orleans, La in 1823
  • Jose Caballero, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1829
  • Mani Caballero, aged 30, landed in New Orleans, La in 1830
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Caballero (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Caballero (post 1700)



  • Ralph Joseph "Putsy" Caballero (1927-2016), American Major League Baseball infielder who played for the Philadelphia Phillies from 1944 to 1952
  • Manuel Caballero, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Colonia, 1897
  • Lydia Caballero, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2004
  • Jose Caballero, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1996
  • Anna M. Caballero, American Democrat politician, Mayor of Salinas, California, 2003-04; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008
  • Steve Caballero (b. 1964), American professional skateboarder
  • Raymond Caballero (b. 1942), American politician, mayor of El Paso, Texas (2001-2003)
  • Fernán Caballero (1797-1877), Spanish novelist
  • Jorge Samuel Caballero (b. 1974), Honduran footballer
  • Celestino "Pelenchin" Caballero (b. 1976), Panamanian professional boxer
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations



    Other References

    1. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    2. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    3. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    7. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Caballero Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Caballero 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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