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The distinguished Spanish surname Cazares is of toponymic and locative origin. It is of toponymic origin when it is derived from the name of the place of residence of the original bearer; it is of locative origin when it is derived from a natural or man-made feature of the dwelling place of the initial bearer.
The surname Cazares was first found in Castile, in north central Spain, although the name may have originated from various other places in the regions of Galicia, the Basque country or Andalucia.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Casares, Casarez, Casare, Cazares and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cazares research. Another 441 words (32 lines of text) covering the years 1493 and 1629 are included under the topic Early Cazares History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cazares Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Antonio De Casares and his wife Isabel de Ojeda de Casares who settled in New Spain in 1599. Later settlers included Felix Casares who immigrated to Puerto Rico in 1836..
The Cazares Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cazares 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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