Gaona History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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."
Early Origins of the Gaona family
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.
Early History of the Gaona family
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Early Notables of the Gaona family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Gaona family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Gaona Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
- Gabriel De Gaona who arrived in Peru in 1569
- Diego De Gaona who settled in New Spain in 1590
- Miguel De Gaona who emigrated to Peru in 1596 with his wife, Maria de Alpedrete de Gaona, and his son
Contemporary Notables of the name Gaona (post 1700)
- Nadia Gaona, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008 CITATION[CLOSE]
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