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 Cabreros 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 Cabreros family
Galicia, in the northwestern region of the Iberian peninsula.
Early History of the Cabreros family
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Cabreros Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Cabrera, Cabrero, Cabrerizo and others.
Early Notables of the Cabreros 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...
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Migration of the Cabreros family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Alonso Cabrera, who voyaged to Santo Domingo in 1536; he subsequently journeyed to Buenos Aires to join Pedro de Mendoza, and from there to Asuncion, Paraguay. Also of note were Jeró.
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