surname Arguedas is derived from the word "argueta," which in turn comes from the
word "arguitsu," meaning "bright, luminous." As a surname Arguedas was most likely originally used to identify a person who lived in a characteristically bright or luminous area.
province of Vizcaya, where the ancestral house or "casa solar" of the family was founded.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Ana Arguenta who arrived and settled in Honduras in 1559.