local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. This noble Spanish family lived near a mulberry or blackberry bush. Thus, Morabito is a topographic surname, which is the type of local surname that was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree. The name was originally derived from the Spanish word "mora," which means "mulberry."
Early Origins of the Morabito family
Castile, prominent among the Christian kingdoms of medieval Spain.
Early History of the Morabito family
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Morabito Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Morales, Moral, Morilla, Morillas, Moraleda and others.
Early Notables of the Morabito family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Morabito family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Andrés Morales (1477-1517), who accompanied Columbus on his third expedition to America in 1498. Other early settlers of the New World include Francisco de Mora, who emigrated to Peru in 1560 with his wife Luisa Jeró.
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