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The origins the old family name Carabajal can be found within medieval 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. Many people, such as the Carabajal family, adopted the name of their occupation as their surname. The surname Carabajal was an occupational name for a knight or a knight's servant.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Caballero, Caballeros, Caballer, Caballé, Caballe, Caballería, Caballeria, Caballo, Caballos, de Caballos, Cavallo, Cavallos, de Cavallos, Cavallón, Cavallon, de Cavallón, de Cavallon, Cavallero, Cavallería and many more.
First found in Castile, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Carabajal research. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1176, 1656, 1704, 1697, 1703, 1645, 1697, 1670 and 1679 are included under the topic Early Carabajal History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 179 words (13 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Carabajal Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Carabajal Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
The Carabajal Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Carabajal Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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