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The Arragon family originally lived in the area of Aragon. Noble surnames, such as Arragon, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Arragon, 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 the Muslim Moors from the 8th to 12th centuries conquered Spain. The Arragon family derived it name from the place-name Aragon. Aragon was one of the ancient kingdoms of Spain.

Arragon Early Origins



The surname Arragon was first found in Aragon, in northeastern Spain.

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Arragon Spelling Variations


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Arragon Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Aragón, Aragon, de Aragón, de Aragon, Aragonés and many more.

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Arragon Early History


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Arragon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Arragon research. Another 425 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1137, 1148, 1170, 1238, 1229, 1282, 1469, 1258, 1581, 1658, 1615 and 1621 are included under the topic Early Arragon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Arragon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Arragon Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family 15th century writer Enrique de Aragón, Marquis of Villena; 15th century politician and military officer Alonso de Aragón y Escobar, son of King John II of Aragon and his consort; Francisco de Borja y Aragon, prince of Squillace(1581-1658), a Spanish writer, official in the court...

Another 69 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Arragon 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: Diego de Aragón, who sailed to America in 1528 with his brother Pedro; Francisco de Aragón sailed to America in 1513; Juan de Aragón sailed to America in 1512.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    3. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    7. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. 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.
    10. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
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    The Arragon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Arragon 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 4 July 2013 at 14:44.

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