The Aragou family originally lived in the area of Aragon
. Noble surnames, such as Aragou, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Aragou, 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 Aragou family derived it name from the place-name Aragon. Aragon
was one of the ancient kingdoms of Spain.
Early Origins of the Aragou family
The surname Aragou was first found in Aragon
, in northeastern Spain.
Early History of the Aragou family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Aragou research.Another 425 words (30 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 Aragou History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Aragou Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Aragón, Aragon, de Aragón, de Aragon, Aragonés and many more.
Early Notables of the Aragou 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... Another 69 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Aragou Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Aragou family to the New World and Oceana
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.