Show ContentsArzola History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The noble Spanish surname Arzola is of local 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."

Early Origins of the Arzola family

The surname Arzola was first found in the mountains of Santander in the ancient kingdom of Castile.

Early History of the Arzola family

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Arzola Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Arzola, Arrzola, Arezole and others.

Early Notables of the Arzola family (pre 1700)

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Arzola Ranking

In the United States, the name Arzola is the 8,860th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

Migration of the Arzola family

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.

Contemporary Notables of the name Arzola (post 1700) +

  • Marina Arzola (1939-1976), Puerto Rican Spanish-language poets
  • Daniel Caverzaschi Arzola (1993-2012), Spanish wheelchair tennis player at the 2012 Summer Paralympics
  • Nestor Maranha Arzola (b. 1914), priest in Brazil
  • Luis Arzola Madera, captain of the Spanish Infantry during the early 20th century

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