The origins the old family name Sabata 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. Spanish names were influenced by the Germanic speaking Visigoths
, who conquered Spain
from the mid-5th to 8th centuries, and the Arabic and Muslim Moors
who conquered the Spanish homeland from the 8th to 12th centuries. Since Spain
was periodically dominated by both of these nations in its past, it shared much in common with both the Visigoths
and the Muslims in the occupations they described.
Early Origins of the Sabata family
The surname Sabata was first found in Castile
, whose language and culture would be carried to many countries of the world.
Early History of the Sabata family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sabata research.Another 388 words (28 lines of text) covering the year 1217 is included under the topic Early Sabata History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Sabata Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Zapata, Zapato, Zapatero, Zapatera, Sabato, Sabata and many more.
Early Notables of the Sabata family (pre 1700)
Notable bearers of the family name Sabata were Luis Zapata, sixteenth century poet, who wrote an epic about the life of King Charles V; sixteenth century writer Rodrigo Zapata y Palafox; Antonio de Zapata... Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sabata Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Sabata family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Juan Zapata, who sailed to New Spain
in 1580; Juan Zapata de Cárdenas sailed to Peru in 1535; Marcucio Zapata sailed to Peru in 1534; and Miguel Zapata came to the Americas in 1512 with his son and one servant..