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Where did the Spanish Arteaga family come from? What is the Spanish Arteaga family crest and coat of arms? When did the Arteaga family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Arteaga family history?Derived from the Basque words "art(h)e," meaning "oak" and the suffix "aga," denoting "place," Arteaga was the name of several place names before becoming a surname. It no doubt originally described a place where oak-trees grew in abundance.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Arteaga, Atiaga and others.
First found in Gauteguiz de Arteaga, near Busturia, Vizcaya province from the 10th century.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Arteaga research. Another 155 words(11 lines of text) covering the years 1594, 1615, 1633 and 1703 are included under the topic Early Arteaga History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Arteaga Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Arteaga Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Arteaga Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Arteaga Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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