Cabanillas History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The origins the old family name Cabanillas 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 Cabanillas family, adopted the name of their occupation as their surname. The surname Cabanillas was an occupational name for a knight or a knight's servant.
Early Origins of the Cabanillas family
The surname Cabanillas was first found in Castile, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.
Early History of the Cabanillas family
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Cabanillas 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.
Early Notables of the Cabanillas 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...
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Cabanillas migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Cabanillas Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Pedro Cabanillas, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1874 
- Javier Cabanillas, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1898 
Related Stories +
- ^ 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)