Calero Family History
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Calero Name Meaning
Spanish: metonymic occupational name for a burner or seller of lime, from calero ‘lime’. Lime (calcium carbonate) is a product of some historical importance, obtained from limestone by heating or ‘burning’. It has various agricultural, domestic, and industrial applications, including fertilizing soil, treating furniture, bleaching, and making mortar.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Carro, Camero, Valero, Acero, Canedo, Cantero, Scalera, Cicero