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 Decavallos family, adopted the name of their occupation as their surname. The surname Decavallos was an occupational name for a knight or a knight's servant.
Early Origins of the Decavallos family
Castile, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.
Early History of the Decavallos family
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Decavallos 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.
Early Notables of the Decavallos family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Decavallos family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Decavallos Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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