Sabater History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The origins the old family name Sabater 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, occupational 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 Sabater family
The surname Sabater was first found in Castile, whose language and culture would be carried to many countries of the world.
Important Dates for the Sabater family
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Sabater Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Zapata, Zapato, Zapatero, Zapatera, Sabato, Sabata and many more.
Early Notables of the Sabater family (pre 1700)
Notable bearers of the family name Sabater 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...
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Sabater migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Typical Sabater Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America
Sabater Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Juan Sabater, aged 29, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1831 
- I Sabater, aged 37, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1858 
- Julian Sabater, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860 
- Agustin Sabater, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1860 
- Jose Sabater, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860 
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