Arriola History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Noble surnames, such as Arriola, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Arriola, 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 Arriola family originally lived on a patch of stony soil in Basque. The surname Arriola originally derived from Arri which referred to stone.
Early Origins of the Arriola family
The surname Arriola was first found in the Basque region of northern Spain.
Early History of the Arriola family
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Arriola Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Arrieta, de Arrieta, Arriola, de Arriola, Arriolas, Arreola and many more.
Early Notables of the Arriola family (pre 1700)
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In the United States, the name Arriola is the 4,950th most popular surname with an estimated 4,974 people with that name. 
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Arriola Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
Arriola Settlers in United States in the 19th Century