origin, as it is derived from a geographical or man-made feature near which the initial bearer lived or held land. In this instance, the surname Arzola derives from the word "arzolla," which is a type of green almond, and the suffix "-ola," meaning "place of." Therefore, the initial bearer of the surname Arzola was someone who "lived in a place where the 'arzollas' are abundant."
The surname Arzola was first found in the mountains of Santander in the ancient kingdom of Castile.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Alfonsa Arzola who emigrated to North America, and settled in New York City in 1824.