The Basque surname Argueta is derived from the word "argueta," which in turn comes from the Basque word "arguitsu," meaning "bright, luminous." As a surname Argueta was most likely originally used to identify a person who lived in a characteristically bright or luminous area.
Early Origins of the Argueta family
The surname Argueta was first found in the northern Basque province of Vizcaya, where the ancestral house or "casa solar" of the family was founded.
Important Dates for the Argueta family
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