Aguila History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The name Aguila emerged in the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Aguila, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. In Spain, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. Many Spanish local names reflect Arabic words or place-names because the Muslim Moors from the 8th to 12th centuries conquered Spain. The Aguila family originally lived in a region close to an eagles nest. The surname Aguila originally derived for the Latin word L'Aquillare which referred to a haunt for eagles.
Early Origins of the Aguila family
The surname Aguila was first found in Castile, predominant among the Christian kingdoms of medieval Spain.
Early History of the Aguila family
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Aguila Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Aguilar, Aguilera, Aguiler, Aguiar, Aquilar and others.
Early Notables of the Aguila family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family were Francisco de Aguilar, steward to King Peter III in 1383; Jerónimo Aguilera, a soldier of the Reconquest who helped take Granada in 1492 and was rewarded by Ferdinand and Isabella; Diego Aguilera, sixteenth century Spanish painter; sixteenth century nobleman Juan de Aguilar of Salamanca; Francisco de Aguilar, castellan in Burgos in 1545; seventeenth century Spanish playwright Gaspar de Aguilar; seventeenth century Spanish painter Tomás de Aguiar, who was a disciple of Velázquez...
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Aguila migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Aguila Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Diego Del Aguila, who arrived in America in 1812 
- Agustin Del Aguila, who landed in Venezuela in 1834 
- Diego Del Aguila, who landed in Florida in 1838 
- Francisco Aguila, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1838 
- J M De Aguila, aged 36, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1855 
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- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)