Arbuelo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The prestigious Spanish surname Arbuelo finds its origin in the place name Arguello, which is the name of a number of locations in Spain. The surname Arbuelo signifies "descendant or son of one who came from Arguello." It is derived from the Old Spanish "arboleo," meaning a "well-wooded area" (from the Latin "arboleus," a derivative of "arbor" meaning "a tree").
Early Origins of the Arbuelo family
The surname Arbuelo was first found in the province of Leon, in the ancient kingdom of Castile. Early records of this surname include a reference in the Los Americanos en las Ordenes Nobiliarias (1529-1900) to Juana de Arguello who married Clemente Munoz del Castillo (b. 1612) circa 1640 in Guanajuato, Mexico.
Early History of the Arbuelo family
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Arbuelo Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Arguella, Arguellos, Arguelles, Arjuela, Arbuelo and others.
Early Notables of the Arbuelo family (pre 1700)
Prominent among bearers of the Arbuelo family name at this time was Captain Francisco de Arguello Valderrama y Palomeque, who held the title of Regidor Perpetuo of Tenerife, in the Canary Islands. Martín de Argüelles, Jr. (born 1566) was the first white child known to have been born in what is now the United...
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Migration of the Arbuelo family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Ivan De Arguello who arrived in Peru in 1534; Magdalena de Arguello who sailed to Peru in 1582; and Juan de Arguello who settled in New Spain in 1594. Later settlers included Jose Maria Arguelles who emigrated to Puerto Rico in 1822.