Carballo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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

Early Origins of the Carballo family

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

Early History of the Carballo family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Carballo research. Another 95 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1176, 1656, 1704, 1697, 1703, 1645, 1697, 1670 and 1679 are included under the topic Early Carballo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Carballo 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.

Early Notables of the Carballo family (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...
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United States Carballo migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Carballo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Pedro Carballo, who arrived in America in 1835 [1]
  • F Carballo, aged 24, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1853 [1]
  • Modesto Carballo, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1854 [1]
  • Manuel Carballo, aged 21, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1855 [1]
  • Jose Carballo, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Carballo (post 1700) +

  • Manuel Carballo, British-born, American epidemiologist and Executive Director of the International Centre for Migration, Health and Development
  • José Rodríguez Carballo OFM (b. 1953), Spanish Roman Catholic priest, Secretary for the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life
  • Jesús Carballo (b. 1976), Spanish two-time gold and silver Olympic medalist gymnast
  • Manuel Carballo (b. 1948), Spanish sprinter at the 1972 Summer Olympics
  • Manuel Carballo Martínez (b. 1982), Spanish gold and bronze medalist artistic gymnast at the 2009 Mediterranean Games
  • Héctor Federico Carballo (b. 1980), Argentine footballer
  • Diego Alejandro de Souza Carballo (b. 1984), Uruguayan footballer
  • Ramiro Ernesto Carballo Henríquez (b. 1978), Salvadoran professional footballer
  • Marcelo Antonio Carballo (b. 1974), Bolivian football defender
  • Miguel Ángel Carballo (b. 1979), Argentine professional golfer, the first Argentine to win on the Nationwide Tour
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8) on Facebook
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