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. Spanish names were influenced by the Germanic speaking Visigoths, who conquered Spain from the mid-5th to 8th centuries, and the Arabic and Muslim Moors who conquered the Spanish homeland from the 8th to 12th centuries. Since Spain was periodically dominated by both of these nations in its past, it shared much in common with both the Visigoths and the Muslims in the occupations they described. Many people, such as the Caldero family, adopted the name of their occupation as their surname. However, an occupational name did not become a hereditary surname until the office or type of employment became hereditary.
Early Origins of the Caldero family
Castile, prominent among the Christian kingdoms of medieval Spain.
Early History of the Caldero family
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Caldero Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Calderón, Calderon, Caldero, Caldera and others.
Early Notables of the Caldero family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Caldero family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Caldero Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
Caldero Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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