Aragones History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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

Early Origins of the Aragones family

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

Early History of the Aragones family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Aragones 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 Aragones History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Aragones Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Aragones 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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United States Aragones migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Aragones Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
  • Alonso Aragonés, who sailed to America in 1516
  • Francisco Aragonés, who sailed to America in 1528
  • Juan Aragonés, who sailed to Río de la Plata in 1535
  • Hernando Aragonés, who sailed to Mexico in 1536
Aragones Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Alonso Aragones, who arrived in America in 1816 [1]
  • Francisco Aragones, who arrived in America in 1828 [1]
  • Juan Aragones, who arrived in Rio de la Plata in 1835 [1]
  • Hernando Aragones, who landed in Mexico in 1836 [1]
Aragones Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Raphael Lopez Aragones, who landed in Alabama in 1921 [1]

West Indies Aragones migration to West Indies +

The British first settled the British West Indies around 1604. They made many attempts but failed in some to establish settlements on the Islands including Saint Lucia and Grenada. By 1627 they had managed to establish settlements on St. Kitts (St. Christopher) and Barbados, but by 1641 the Spanish had moved in and destroyed some of these including those at Providence Island. The British continued to expand the settlements including setting the First Federation in the British West Indies by 1674; some of the islands include Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman Island, Turks and Caicos, Jamaica and Belize then known as British Honduras. By the 1960's many of the islands became independent after the West Indies Federation which existed from 1958 to 1962 failed due to internal political conflicts. After this a number of Eastern Caribbean islands formed a free association. [2]
Aragones Settlers in West Indies in the 16th Century
  • Cristóbal Aragonés, who sailed to Cuba in 1537
Aragones Settlers in West Indies in the 19th Century
  • Cristobal Aragones, who landed in Cuba in 1837 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Aragones (post 1700) +

  • Luis Aragones (1938-2014), Spanish footballer and manager, coached the national Spanish football team that won UEFA Euro 2008


  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_West_Indies


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