Arteaga History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Derived from the Basque words "art(h)e," meaning "oak" and the suffix "aga," denoting "place," Arteaga was the name of several place names before becoming a surname. It no doubt originally described a place where oak-trees grew in abundance.
Early Origins of the Arteaga family
The surname Arteaga was first found in Gauteguiz de Arteaga, near Busturia, Vizcaya province from the 10th century.
Early History of the Arteaga family
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Arteaga Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Arteaga, Atiaga and others.
Early Notables of the Arteaga family (pre 1700)
Prominent among bearers of the family name at this time was Matias De Arteaga Y Alfaro (1633-1703), Spanish painter and engraver.
Stefano Arteaga was a learned Jesuit, born about 1750 at Madrid. On the suppression of the order he went to Italy and became a member of the Academy of Padua. He afterwards resided at Bologna, and there made the acquaintance of Padre Martini, at whose instance he...
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In the United States, the name Arteaga is the 3,270th most popular surname with an estimated 9,948 people with that name. 
| Arteaga migration to the United States ||+|
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Arteaga Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Urtuno De Arteaga, who landed in America in 1810 
- Martin De Arteaga, who landed in America in 1812 
- Pascual De Arteaga, who landed in America in 1812 
- Pedro De Arteaga, who arrived in America in 1812 
- Cristobal De Arteaga, who arrived in America in 1813 
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|Contemporary Notables of the name Arteaga (post 1700) ||+|
- Martin Arteaga, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2008 
- Don Carlos de Arteaga, who assumed the title of Conde de Serrallo in 1966
- Daniel Castellanos Arteaga, Uruguayan diplomat and writer
- Rosalía Arteaga (b. 1956), Ecuadorian politician, Vice President of Ecuador in 1996
- José María Arteaga, Mexican 19th-century national hero, one-time governor of the state of Querétaro de Arteaga
- Divisional General Justo Arteaga Cuevas (1805-1882), Chilean Army officer
- "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?". NameCensus.com, https://namecensus.com/last-names/
- Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
- The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html