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

Early Origins of the Cea family


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

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Early History of the Cea family

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Early History of the Cea family


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

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Cea Spelling Variations

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Cea 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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Early Notables of the Cea family (pre 1700)

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

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Migration of the Cea family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Cea family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cea Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Bartolome DC Cea, who arrived in America in 1812 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Alonso De Cea, who landed in America in 1817 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cea (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cea (post 1700)


  • Edmundo B. Cea (b. 1911), Philippines politician
  • José Roberto Cea, Salvadoran novelist and poet
  • José Pedro Cea (1900-1970), Uruguayan football player and coach

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  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)

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