Arellano History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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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.
Early Origins of the Arellano family
The surname Arellano was first found in Navarre, one of the medieval Christian kingdoms of northern Spain.
Early History of the Arellano family
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Arellano Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Arellano, de Arellano, Arellana, de Arellana, Arellanes, Orellano, de Orellano, Orellana, de Orellana and many more.
Early Notables of the Arellano family (pre 1700)
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In the United States, the name Arellano is the 1,493rd most popular surname with an estimated 19,896 people with that name. 
| Arellano migration to the United States ||+|
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Arellano Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
- Alonso de Arellano, who sailed to America in 1528
- Antonio de Arellano, who sailed to New Spain in 1576
Arellano Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Alonso De Arellano, who arrived in America in 1828 
- Antonio De Arellano, who arrived in New Spain in 1876 
Arellano Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Carlo Arellano, who landed in America, in 1903
- Alberto Arellano, aged 10, who landed in America from Cuba, in 1906
- Adolf Arellano, aged 22, who immigrated to America from Havana, Cuba, in 1910
- Jose Ramirez Arellano, aged 51, who immigrated to America, in 1910
- Antonio Arellano, aged 29, who settled in America from Cordova, Spain, in 1913
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|Contemporary Notables of the name Arellano (post 1700) ||+|
- Xochitl Arellano, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008 
- Christopher B. Arellano, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004, 2008 
- Manuel Arellano (b. 1957), Spanish economist
- Miguel Arellano (1941-2021), Mexican basketball player who competed in the 1964 Summer Olympics and in the 1968 Summer Olympics
- Prospero Nale Arellano (1937-2014), Fillipino Roman Catholic bishop
- Cayetano L. Arellano (1847-1920), first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines
- Andrew James E. "Drew" Arellano (b. 1980), Filipino actor
- David Alfonso Arellano Moraga (1902-1927), Chilean footballer
- José de Jesús Arellano Alcócer (b. 1973), Mexican footballer
- Oswaldo Enrique López Arellano (1921-2010), two-time President of Honduras
- "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?". NameCensus.com, https://namecensus.com/last-names/
- Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
- The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html