Lujan History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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."

Early Origins of the Lujan family

The surname Lujan was first found in an agricultural community near the district of Boltaña in Aragon.

Early History of the Lujan family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lujan research. Another 71 words (5 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 and printed products wherever possible.

Lujan Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Luján, Lujano, Lujón, Lugano and others.

Early Notables of the Lujan family (pre 1700)

Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lujan Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Lujan migration to the United States +

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 [1]
  • Alonso De Lujan, who arrived in Peru in 1834 [1]
  • Juan Lujan, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1858 [1]
  • Cecil io Lujan, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1881 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Lujan (post 1700) +

  • Manuel Lujan (b. 1928), United States Secretary of the Interior from 1989 to 1993
  • Ben Ray Luján (b. 1972), U.S. Representative for New Mexico's 3rd congressional district
  • Pilar C. Lujan, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Guam, 1996, 2000, 2008 (delegation chair); Guam Democratic Party chair, 2008 [2]
  • Manuel Lujan Jr. (b. 1928), American Republican politician, U.S. Representative from New Mexico 1st District, 1969-89; U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1989-93 [2]
  • Manuel Lujan Sr., American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for New Mexico, 1972. Hispanic ancestry [2]
  • Isabel S. A. Lujan, American Democrat politician, Member of Democratic National Committee from Guam, 2004; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Guam, 2004 [2]
  • Isabel D. Lujan, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Guam, 1996, 2000, 2008 [2]
  • Frank G. Lujan, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Guam, 1972 [2]
  • Ben Lujan, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 2004 [2]
  • Daniela Luján (b. 1988), Mexican pop singer and actress
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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