The Spanish Aranda surname is generally thought to be derived from a place name in
. It is thought that the word "Aranda" has its roots with the
. The first bearers of this surname are believed to have been knights of the Cuervo family, who were granted lordship of the valley of Arango, and later adopted this as their family name.
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