The origins the old family name Decavallos 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 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
The surname Decavallos was first found in Castile
, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.
Early History of the Decavallos family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Decavallos 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 Decavallos History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Decavallos 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)
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 Decavallos Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
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
- Andres DeCavallos, who landed in Veragua in 1835 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)