or locative origin, derived from the place where a man once lived or where he once owned land. The Spanish word "Calzadilla" means "highway or roadway," and the surname was therefore applied to a family or a person who lived near the road.
The surname Calzadilla was first found in the Castilian province of Almadoz, where they had been since Roman times.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Pedro Calzada who settled in the Dominican Republic in 1538; Sebastian Calzada Lopez who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860; Amalia Calzada who settled in Puerto Rico in 1873.