A Spanish and Portuguese surname, Cabrera comes from the Latin terms ‘capra’ and ‘capraria’ which refer to goats and places for goats. There are also many with the Cabrera surname on the Italian island of Sicily. The spelling variations for Cabrera include Cabera, Cabrara, Cabrino, Cabrotti, Cabrollo, Cabreiro, Crava, Craveri, Cabrer and Caberas. Cabrera families from Spain, Portugal and Italy have resettled in several West Hemisphere locations, mostly within the United States, Puerto Rico, Paraguay, Argentina, Mexico and Guatemala. In England the few with the Cabrera surname live in the city of London, Berkshire and Sussex counties. Within the United States many from the Cabrera family originated in Texas, California, Florida, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and in the Dakota Territory. Famous: Nestor L. Cabrera (fashion designer), Luis Cabrera (writer from Mexico), Angel Cabrera (professional golfer from Argentina), Ryan Cabrera (musician), Daniel Cabrera (professional baseball player), Manuel Estrada Cabrera (President of Guatemala), Pedro Cabrera (actor from Cuba), Melky Cabrera (professional baseball player), Maria Luisa Cabrera (artist from Mexico), Carlos Cabrera (champion road cyclist from Columbia) and Alex Cabrera (professional baseball player).