The Spanish surname Arceos is of toponymic origin, deriving from a place where the initial bearer once resided or held land. In this instance, the root of the surname Arceos is the Spanish "arce," meaning "maple tree," and thus, the name was originally used in feudal
times to denote a dweller near a maple tree.
Early Origins of the Arceos family
The surname Arceos was first found in the valley of Mena in the province of Burgos. Although there is evidence that the Arceos family was in other northern Regions of Spain
in the early Middle Ages, records show that their ancestral seat was in Villarcayo.
Early History of the Arceos family
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Arceos Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Arceos family (pre 1700)
Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492. Dentro de estos nombres de familias se han destacado... Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Arceos Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Arceos family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Juan De Arce who arrived in Dominican Republic with his wife Maria de Aguilar de Arce in 1565; Pedro De Arceo who arrived in his family in Espanola in 1577.