The origins the old family name Cevallos 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
surnames also emerged during the late Middle Ages. Many people, such as the Cevallos family, adopted the name of their occupation
as their surname. The surname Cevallos was an occupational name for a knight or a knight's servant.
Early Origins of the Cevallos family
The surname Cevallos was first found in Castile
, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.
Early History of the Cevallos family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cevallos 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 Cevallos History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Cevallos 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.
Early Notables of the Cevallos 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 Cevallos Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Cevallos family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Cevallos Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Louis A. Cevallos, aged 31, who arrived in America from Quito, Ecuador, in 1905
- Alfredo Cevallos, aged 38, who arrived in America, in 1917
- Fernando Cevallos, aged 25, who arrived in America from Salinas, Ecuador, in 1918
- Pedro Perez Cevallos, aged 22, who arrived in America, in 1918
- Marcos Cevallos, aged 20, who arrived in America, in 1919
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Contemporary Notables of the name Cevallos (post 1700)
- Pedro Antonio de Cevallos Cortés y Calderón (1715-1778), Spanish military Governor of Buenos Aires (1757-1766), the first Viceroy of the Río de la Plata in 1776
- Pedro Cevallos Guerra (1760-1840), Spanish statesman and diplomat, Chief Minister (1799-1808)
- Jorge Cevallos (b. 1994), Mexican Racing Driver
- Alejandro Manuel Cevallos Villaciencio (b. 1967), Ecuadorian football goalkeeper
- Marjorie Cevallos Vera (b. 1986), Miss World Ecuador 2008
- Diego Fernández de Cevallos Ramos (b. 1941), Mexican politician, President of the Mexican Senate
- José Francisco Cevallos Villavicencio (b. 1971), Ecuadorian retired football goalkeeper
- Rodrigo Borja Cevallos (b. 1935), Ecuadorian politician and political scientist, President of Ecuador (1988-1992)