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The noble surname Gaona is of Spanish descent, and is believed to be of toponymic origin. Toponymic surnames are those names which derive their origin from a particular place name near which the original bearer lived or held land. Thus, the surname Gaona means one from Gauna/Gaona. The place name Gauna is derived from the contraction of the Basque words "ge-una(tu)" meaning "energetic" or "not tired."

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The surname Gaona was first found in the district of Vitoria (Alava,) in the Basque Country. The earliest references to the surname Gaona is a record of Casilda de Gaona and Marcos Gaona.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Guana, Gaonas and others.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gaona research. Another 367 words (26 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gaona History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

  • Gabriel De Gaona who arrived in Peru in 1569
  • Diego De Gaona who came to New Spain in 1590
  • Miguel De Gaona who emigrated to Peru in 1596 with his wife, Maria de Alpedrete de Gaona, and his son

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  • Nadia Gaona, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008


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  2. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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  5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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The Gaona Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gaona Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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