Basque surname Arguedas is derived from the word "argueta," which in turn comes from the Basque 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.
Early Origins of the Arguedas family
Basque province of Vizcaya, where the ancestral house or "casa solar" of the family was founded.
Early History of the Arguedas family
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Arguedas Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Arguenta, Arguedas and others.
Early Notables of the Arguedas family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Arguedas family to the New World and Oceana
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.
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