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Where did the Spanish Arellano family come from? What is the Spanish Arellano family crest and coat of arms? When did the Arellano family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Arellano family history?Distinguished surnames, such as Arellano, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Arellano, 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 reflected Arabic words or place-names, because the Muslim Moors from the 8th to 12th centuries conquered Spain. The Arellano family originally lived in Navarre. The surname Arellano originally derived from Aurelianus which referred to the farm or estate of Aurelius.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Arellano, de Arellano, Arellana, de Arellana, Arellanes, Orellano, de Orellano, Orellana, de Orellana and many more.
First found in Navarre, one of the medieval Christian kingdoms of northern Spain.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Arellano research. Another 549 words (39 lines of text) covering the years 1110, 1516, and 1646 are included under the topic Early Arellano History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Arellano Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Arellano Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Arellano Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
The Arellano Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Arellano 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.
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