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Noble surnames, such as Arauz, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Arauz, 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 Spain was conquered by the Muslim Moors from the 8th to 12th centuries. The Arauz family originally lived beside a body of water.

Arauz Early Origins



The surname Arauz was first found in Castile, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.

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Arauz Spelling Variations


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Arauz Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Arroyo, de Arroyo, del Arroyo, Arroyos, Arroyal, de Arroyal, Arroyuelo, de Arroyuelo, Arroyuela and many more.

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Arauz Early History


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Arauz Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Arauz research. Another 217 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1252, 1498, 1551, 1678, 1646 and 1712 are included under the topic Early Arauz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Arauz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Arauz Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family was Diego de Arroyo (1498-1551), Spanish artist who became court painter to King Carlos V, and was best known for his portraits and miniatures; Juan de Arroyo (died 1678), Spanish painter...

Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Arauz Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Juan Arroyo, who sailed to America in 1512; Gonzalo del Arroyo sailed to America in 1513; Alonso de Arroyuelo sailed to America in 1514; Alonso de Arroyuela sailed to America in 1516.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Arauz (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Arauz (post 1700)



  • Félix Arauz (b. 1935), Ecuadorian multiple award winning painter including many national awards
  • Jorge Arauz, American editor
  • Oscar Mario Arauz Soleto (b. 1980), Bolivian football striker
  • Hansell Arauz Ovares (b. 1989), Costa Rican football midfielder
  • Randall Arauz, environmentalist from Costa Rica

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Arauz Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    2. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    11. ...

    The Arauz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Arauz Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 13 July 2015 at 08:14.

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