Noble surnames, such as Ariail, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Ariail, which is a local
surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain
. In Spain
, hereditary surnames
were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local
names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. Many Spanish local names reflect Arabic words or place-names because Spain
was conquered by the Muslim Moors
from the 8th to 12th centuries. The Ariail family originally lived on a patch of stony soil in Basque
. The surname Ariail originally derived from Arri which referred to stone.
Early Origins of the Ariail family
The surname Ariail was first found in the Basque
region of northern Spain.
Early History of the Ariail family
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Ariail Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Arrieta, de Arrieta, Arriola, de Arriola, Arriolas, Arreola and many more.
Early Notables of the Ariail family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ariail family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Diego de Arrieta, who sailed to Hispaniola in 1535 with his daughter Ana, and Juanes de Arriola, who sailed to New Spain
in 1536. Nineteenth century migrants included Edwardo, Franco and Juan Arriola, who moved to Texas in 1835.