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Multiple Origins for the Surname Archuleta


Spanish


The distinguished Spanish surname Archuleta is of local origin, deriving from a geographical or man-made characteristic near which the initial bearer lived or held land. In this case, the surname Archuleta comes from the place name Arechavaleta. Derived from the unique Basque language, Arechavaleta uses the Basque words "(h)aritz" (oak tree), "zabal" (wide) and "eta" (indicating plurality), which together meaning "wide place where oak trees grow."

Archuleta Early Origins



The surname Archuleta was first found in Arechavaleta (Spanish form of Arechabaleta,) located in the provinces of Alava and Guipuzcoa in the Basque Country (North of Spain and bordering with France). Bearers of the surname Archuleta may claim descent from one of the most ancient and noblest lineages of the Basque country, northern Spain, with the earliest references to the name dating from the tenth century.

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Archuleta Spelling Variations


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Archuleta Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Archuleta, Arecha, Arechaga, Arechiga, Arechavala, Arechuleta, Areche, Arechea, Arechu and many more.

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Archuleta Early History


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Archuleta Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Archuleta research. Another 330 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1572 and 1598 are included under the topic Early Archuleta History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Archuleta Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Archuleta Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among bearers of the family name at this time was Armengoa, captain of the Basques, who fought against the French in the tenth century and, according to tradition, was a...

Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Archuleta 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: Ortuna De Arechavaleta who emigrated to Peru in 1569 with his wife, Isabel del Rio, and his daughter, Isabel. Among later settlers was Santiago Arechavola who came to New Orleans in 1829 at the age of 35. The $ family is listed among the founding families of New Mexico..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Archuleta (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Archuleta (post 1700)



  • Federico Archuleta, also known as El Federico, an Austin, Texas graffiti artist
  • Adam Jason Archuleta (b. 1977), former American football safety
  • David James Archuleta (b. 1990), American pop singer-songwriter
  • Keith Archuleta, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988
  • Bob J. Archuleta, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008
  • Antonio D. Archuleta (b. 1845), American politician, Member of Colorado State Senate, 1885
  • James Gerald Archuleta (b. 1924), accomplished American journalist
  • José Archuleta (d. 1933), Mexican banderillero who died in 1933

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    5. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    6. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    9. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    10. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    11. ...

    The Archuleta Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Archuleta 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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