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The surname Cavazos comes from the Galician word "cabazo," meaning a small granary built on wooden stakes, a small structure which is typical in the region.

Cavazos Early Origins



The surname Cavazos was first found in the region of Galacia, in the very northwest corner of Spain.

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Cavazos Spelling Variations


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Cavazos Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Cavazos, Cavazo, Cabazo, Cabazos, Cabaciño and many more.

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Cavazos Early History


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Cavazos Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cavazos research. Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cavazos History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cavazos Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cavazos Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cavazos Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Alonso Vazquez de Baamonde, son of Pedro Fernandez de Cavazos and of Inis Alonso de Piñeira, who, who arrived in New Spain in 1590

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cavazos (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cavazos (post 1700)



  • Carlos Cavazos, Mexican-born, American guitarist
  • Andres "Andy" Cavazos (b. 1981), former American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Lauro Fred Cavazos Jr. (b. 1927), American Secretary of Education from August 1988 to December 1990
  • Eloy Cavazos, one of Mexico's top matadors
  • David Cavazos (b. 1987), Mexican singer-songwriter
  • Jesús Silverio Cavazos (1968-2010), Mexican politician
  • Lumi Cavazos (b. 1968), Mexican actress
  • Richard E Cavazos (b. 1929), Korean War recipient of the Distinguished Service Cross

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See Also


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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. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    5. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. 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.
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    The Cavazos Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cavazos 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.

    This page was last modified on 22 June 2016 at 01:24.

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