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Early Origins of the Arvizu family

The surname Arvizu was first found in the Basque region of northern Spain.

Early History of 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

Prominent among members of the family

  • the Arvizu family of Basque country

Arvizu Ranking

In the United States, the name Arvizu is the 8,676th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. 1

United States 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 Democratic Party politician, Chair of Kern County Democratic Party, 1964-66; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1968, 1972 (alternate) 2
  • 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

  1. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?".,
  2. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 2) . Retrieved from on Facebook