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The origins the old family name Caraballo 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 Caraballo family, adopted the name of their occupation as their surname. The surname Caraballo was an occupational name for a knight or a knight's servant.

Caraballo Early Origins



The surname Caraballo was first found in Castile, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.

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Caraballo Spelling Variations


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Caraballo Spelling Variations



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.

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Caraballo Early History


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Caraballo Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Caraballo 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 Caraballo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Caraballo Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Caraballo Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family were eighteenth century Spanish politician Jerónimo Caballero, first Marquis of Caballero; eighteenth century Spanish military officer Juan Caballero; nineteenth century Cuban philosopher José de la Luz Caballero; nineteenth century Spanish military officer Antonio Caballero y Fernández de Rodas; nineteenth century Paraguayan politician...

Another 48 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Caraballo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Caraballo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Luis Caraballo, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1852
  • Baldomero Caraballo, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1869

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Contemporary Notables of the name Caraballo (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Caraballo (post 1700)



  • Frank Caraballo (b. 1984), American mixed martial artist, current NAAFS featherweight champion
  • Wilfredo Caraballo (b. 1947), American politician, Member of the New Jersey General Assembly from 1996-2008
  • Wilfredo Caraballo, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1996, 2000
  • Roberto Caraballo, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 10th District, 1992
  • Luis Caraballo, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Puerto Rico, 2008
  • Hector Caraballo, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2008
  • Ramón "Sanchez" Caraballo (b. 1969), Dominican Republic former Major League Baseball player who played from 1993 to 1995
  • Jorge Caraballo (b. 1959), former Uruguayan footballer
  • Erwin José Caraballo Cabrera (b. 1981), Venezuelan gold and two-time bronze medalist Greco-Roman wrestler

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    9. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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    The Caraballo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Caraballo 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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