The surname Arvizu was first found in the Basque region of northern Spain.
Important Dates for the Arvizu family
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Arvizu Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Arvizu, Arsu, Arzu, Arso, Arisu, Arvisu, Arvissu and many more.
Early Notables of the Arvizu family (pre 1700)
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Arvizu migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Arvizu Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
Francisco Diaz de Arvizu who immigrated to New Spain in 1593 with his wife Ana De Medrano De Arvizu and his two daughters
Contemporary Notables of the name Arvizu (post 1700)
Reginald Quincy "Fieldy" Arvizu (b. 1969), American musician, best known as the bassist for hard rock band StillWell
Alexander A. Arvizu, American diplomat, current United States Ambassador to Albania
Ray "Daddy" Arvizu (1953-2001), prolific American blues and jazz saxophonist
Arthur A. Arvizu (1927-1997), American Democrat politician, Chair of Kern County Democratic Party, 1964-66; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1968, 1972 (alternate) 
Manuel Arvizu O.F.M. (1919-2009), Mexican Bishop of the Roman Catholic Church
Michelle Arvizu, Canadian television and film actress
Jorge Arvizu (b. 1933), Mexican voice actor who was the first Spanish voice of Bugs Bunny