Show ContentsArguella History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The prestigious Spanish surname Arguella finds its origin in the place name Arguello, which is the name of a number of locations in Spain. The surname Arguella signifies "descendant or son of one who came from Arguello." It is derived from the Old Spanish "arboleo," meaning a "well-wooded area" (from the Latin "arboleus," a derivative of "arbor" meaning "a tree").

Early Origins of the Arguella family

The surname Arguella was first found in the province of Leon, in the ancient kingdom of Castile. Early records of this surname include a reference in the Los Americanos en las Ordenes Nobiliarias (1529-1900) to Juana de Arguello who married Clemente Munoz del Castillo (b. 1612) circa 1640 in Guanajuato, Mexico.

Early History of the Arguella family

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Arguella Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Arguella, Arguellos, Arguelles, Arjuela, Arbuelo and others.

Early Notables of the Arguella family (pre 1700)

Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492. Dentro de estos nombres de familias se han destacado, por ejemplo, Captain Francisco de Arguello Valderrama y Palomeque, who held the title of Regidor Perpetuo of Tenerife, in the Canary Islands. Martín de Argüelles, Jr. (born 1566)...
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Migration of the Arguella family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Ivan De Arguello who arrived in Peru in 1534; Magdalena de Arguello who sailed to Peru in 1582; and Juan de Arguello who settled in New Spain in 1594. Later settlers included Jose Maria Arguelles who emigrated to Puerto Rico in 1822. on Facebook