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Noble surnames, such as Arroyal, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Arroyal, 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 Arroyal family originally lived beside a body of water.

Arroyal Early Origins



The surname Arroyal was first found in Castile, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.

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Arroyal Spelling Variations


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Arroyal Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Arroyo, de Arroyo, del Arroyo, Arroyos, Arroyal, de Arroyal, Arroyuelo, de Arroyuelo, Arroyuela and many more.

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Arroyal Early History


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Arroyal Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Arroyal research. Another 217 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1252, 1498, 1551, 1678, 1646 and 1712 are included under the topic Early Arroyal History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Arroyal Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Arroyal Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family was Diego de Arroyo (1498-1551), Spanish artist who became court painter to King Carlos V, and was best known for his portraits and miniatures; Juan de Arroyo (died 1678), Spanish painter...

Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Arroyal 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 were:

Arroyal Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Melchor de Arroyal sailed to Florida in 1538

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Arroyal Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    8. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    9. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Arroyal Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Arroyal 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 19 September 2013 at 11:43.

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