The origins the old family name Sabol 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 Sabol family
The surname Sabol was first found in Castile
, whose language and culture would be carried to many countries of the world.
Early History of the Sabol family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sabol research.Another 388 words (28 lines of text) covering the year 1217 is included under the topic Early Sabol History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Sabol Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Zapata, Zapato, Zapatero, Zapatera, Sabato, Sabata and many more.
Early Notables of the Sabol family (pre 1700)
Notable bearers of the family name Sabol 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 Sabol Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Sabol 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..
Contemporary Notables of the name Sabol (post 1700)
- Shaun Sabol (b. 1966), American former professional NHL ice hockey defenseman with the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1989–1990 season
- Edwin "Ed" Sabol (b. 1916), American filmmaker, co-founder of NFL Films, inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2011
- Stephen Douglas "Steve" Sabol (1942-2012), American Sports Emmy Award winning filmmaker, president and co-founder of NFL Films