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Where did the Spanish Lujan family come from? What is the Spanish Lujan family crest and coat of arms? When did the Lujan family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Lujan family history?The Spanish surname Lujan is derived from a local name place in the region of Aragon in Northern Spain. The surname Lujan is formed by the elements "ui," which comes from the Basque language and means "pasto" or "pasture" and the locative suffix "an," all of which is preceded by the prefix "l."
Spelling variations of this family name include: Luján, Lujano, Lujón, Lugano and others.
First found in an agricultural community near the district of Boltaña in Aragon.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lujan research. Another 278 words(20 lines of text) covering the years 1469, 1696, 1756, and 1815 are included under the topic Early Lujan History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 34 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lujan Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Lujan Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Alonso Lujan, who landed in America in 1827
- Alonso De Lujan, who arrived in Peru in 1834
- Juan Lujan, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1858
- Cecil io Lujan, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1881
- Ben Ray Luján (b. 1972), U.S. Representative for New Mexico's 3rd congressional district
- Manuel Lujan (b. 1928), United States Secretary of the Interior from 1989 to 1993
- Fernando Lujan (b. 1949), Mexican film and television actor
- Daniela Luján (b. 1988), Mexican pop singer and actress
- Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
- Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
- Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
- Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
- Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
- Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
- García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
- Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
- Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
- Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
The Lujan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lujan 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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