The noble Spanish surname Calzadilla is of local 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.
Early Origins of the Calzadilla family
The surname Calzadilla was first found in the Castilian province of Almadoz, where they had been since Roman times.
Important Dates for the Calzadilla family
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Calzadilla Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Calzada, Calzadilla, Calzadas, Calzados and others.
Early Notables of the Calzadilla family (pre 1700)
Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492. Dentro de... Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Calzadilla Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Calzadilla family
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.