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The noble Spanish surname Arreguin is of local origin, as it is derived from a particular place-name near which the original bearer lived or held land. In this instance, the surname Arreguin derives from the Basque words "arri," meaning "stone," and the local suffix "egi," which means "from, or slope." Therefore, the surname Arreguin literally means "one who lived in a stony place or one who lived by a rocky incline."
Spelling variations of this family name include: Arregui, Arreggui, Arreguin, Arreguia, Arregi and others.
First found in the province of Guipuzcoa in the Basque country, where the family had four ancestral seats. These seats were found in the districts of Anguiozar, Aztigarreta, Azpeitia and Azcoitia.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Arreguin research. Another 195 words (14 lines of text) covering the year 1695 is included under the topic Early Arreguin History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Arreguin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Ambratio Arregui, aged 20, who arrived at Ellis Island from Mallavia, Spain, in 1911; Consuelo Arregui, aged 8, who arrived at Ellis Island from Cadiz, Spain, in 1919.
The Arreguin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Arreguin 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.
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