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The 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.

Arguedas Early Origins



The surname Arguedas was first found in the northern Basque province of Vizcaya, where the ancestral house or "casa solar" of the family was founded.

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Arguedas Spelling Variations


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Arguedas Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Arguenta, Arguedas and others.

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Arguedas Early History


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Arguedas Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Arguedas research. Another 369 words (26 lines of text) covering the year 1688 is included under the topic Early Arguedas History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Arguedas Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Arguedas Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Arguedas 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: Ana Arguenta who arrived and settled in Honduras in 1559.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    9. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    10. 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.
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    The Arguedas Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Arguedas 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 1 June 2015 at 17:52.

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