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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.

Argueta Early Origins



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.

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Argueta Spelling Variations


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Argueta Spelling Variations



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

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Argueta Early History


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Argueta Early History



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

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Argueta Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Argueta Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Argueta 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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Contemporary Notables of the name Argueta (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Argueta (post 1700)



  • Manuel Colom Argueta (1932-1979), Mayor of Guatemala City
  • Luis Alberto Argueta Amézquita (b. 1946), Guatemalan film director and producer
  • Sótero Argueta (b. 1938), chemist in El Salvador
  • Manlio Argueta (b. 1936), poet and novelist from El Salvador

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. 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.
    5. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    6. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Argueta Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Argueta 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 17 March 2016 at 21:23.

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