Aragao History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Aragao family originally lived in the area of Aragon. Noble surnames, such as Aragao, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Aragao, 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 Aragao family derived it name from the place-name Aragon. Aragon was one of the ancient kingdoms of Spain.

Early Origins of the Aragao family

The surname Aragao was first found in Aragon, in northeastern Spain.

Early History of the Aragao family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Aragao research. Another 213 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1137, 1148, 1170, 1238, 1229, 1282, 1469, 1258, 1581, 1658, 1615 and 1621 are included under the topic Early Aragao History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Aragao Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Aragón, Aragon, de Aragón, de Aragon, Aragonés and many more.

Early Notables of the Aragao family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the family 15th century writer Enrique de Aragón, Marquis of Villena; 15th century politician and military officer Alonso de Aragón y Escobar, son of King John II of Aragon and his consort; Francisco de Borja y Aragon, prince of Squillace(1581-1658), a Spanish writer, official in the court of King Philip III of Spain (1615-1621), viceroy of...
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Migration of the Aragao family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Diego de Aragón, who sailed to America in 1528 with his brother Pedro; Francisco de Aragón sailed to America in 1513; Juan de Aragón sailed to America in 1512.



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