Cabrero History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The original bearer of the name Cabrero, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. In Spain, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Cabrero family originally lived in one of the many minor places named Cabrera in Spain. This habitation name, which is a type of local surname that was originally derived from a place-name of towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads, was originally derived from the late Latin word "capraria", which means "place of goats".

Early Origins of the Cabrero family

The surname Cabrero was first found in Galicia, in the northwestern region of the Iberian peninsula.

Early History of the Cabrero family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cabrero research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1130, 1353, 1480 and 1492 are included under the topic Early Cabrero History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Cabrero Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Cabrera, Cabrero, Cabrerizo and others.

Early Notables of the Cabrero family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the family was Bernardo de Cabrera, an official at the Court of King Peter IV of Aragon. In the name of the King he drove the Genovese from the city of Alghero in Sardinia, and claimed it for the Crown of Aragon. Also of note was Andrés de Cabrera, who fought for Ferdinand and Isabella in many of the final battles of the Reconquest. As a reward for his service to the...
Another 76 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cabrero Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Cabrero migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cabrero Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Andres Cabrero, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1833 [1]
  • Juana Cabrero, who landed in Venezuela in 1835 [1]
  • Anton Cabrero, who arrived in Rio de la Plata in 1835 [1]
  • Pedro Cabrero, aged 35, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1840 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Cabrero (post 1700) +

  • Ramón Armando Cabrero Muñíz (1947-2017), Spanish-born, Argentine footballer
  • Juan Cabrero y Torres-Quevedo (b. 1917), Spanish lawyer and diplomat
  • Francisco Cabrero y Torres-Quevedo (b. 1912), Spanish architect


  1. ^ 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)


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