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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.

Cea Early Origins



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

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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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Cea Early History


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Cea Early History



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 Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cea 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 Cea Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



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
  • Alonso De Cea, who landed in America in 1817

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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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    4. 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.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    7. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    8. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Cea Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cea 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 25 August 2014 at 13:12.

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