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Araujo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: Portuguese, Spanish


The Araujo surname was created from any of the various places in Portugal and Spain so named. As a place name, Araujo is derived from the Galician and Portuguese word "araujo" from the Latin "araujia sericifera," a type of climbing plant, with white, fragrant flowers.

Early Origins of the Araujo family


The surname Araujo was first found in Galicia, where it seems as though Rodrigo Anes de Araújo, who was lord of the lands of Araújo, first took the name of the area as his own family name. From this line, Rodrigo Anes de Araújo married Dona Maoyor Alvares de Aza, daughter of Don Rodrigo Alvaresde Aza and his wife Don Maria Pires de Ambia. From Rodrigo Anes descend the Araújo family of Galicia, who were Lords of many houses in the region.

Early History of the Araujo family


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Araujo Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Araujo, Araújo and others.

Early Notables of the Araujo family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Araujo family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Araujo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Augusto Araujo, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States from St. Michael's, in 1897

Araujo Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Filomena Araujo, aged 40, who settled in America from Caracas, Venezuela, in 1916
  • Francisco Araujo, aged 26, who emigrated to the United States from Caracas, Venezuela, in 1918
  • Jaconias Araujo, aged 23, who landed in America from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1919
  • Antonio Araujo, aged 23, who emigrated to the United States from Portugal, in 1919
  • Antonio Araujo, aged 46, who landed in America from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1919
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Araujo (post 1700)


  • Taís Bianca Gama de Araújo (b. 1978), Brazilian actress
  • Arturo Araujo (1878-1967), President of El Salvador
  • Manuel Enrique Araujo (1865-1913), President of El Salvador
  • Gaspar Araújo (b. 1981), Portuguese long jumper
  • Alexandra Araujo (b. 1972), female water polo midfielder from Italy
  • Javier Araújo (b. 1984), Colombian football midfielder
  • Sergio Ezequiel Araujo (b. 1992), Argentine footballer
  • Juan de Araujo (1646-1712), Spanish musician and composer of the Early to Mid Baroque
  • Jorge Araujo (b. 1979), Peruvian football defender
  • Armindo Araújo (b. 1977), Portuguese rally driver
  • ... (Another 10 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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