Marrero means something close to a hammer or sledge hammer. Most Marreros are all one family who migrated from Spain and lived originally in the mountains of Corozal. Many later lived and still do reside in Villalba,particularly in the Dajao sector. They pretty much ruled in that town and are very known for having hot tempers. Many have light colored/ green or blue eyes. There are related family members in the Bronx and New Jersey.