The noble family name Cespedes is of Spanish descent. It is taken from a place name near which the original bearer of the name presumably lived or held land. The name has been taken from the place name Cespedes, and thus means "he who hails from Cespedes." The place name Cespedes is derived from the Spanish "cesped," meaning "grass or lawn" and refers to the beautiful lawns maintained by the
when they occupied Spain.
The surname Cespedes was first found in the province of Burgos in the north central region of Castilla la Vieja.
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