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ARANETA Surname History

The Araneta family has its origins in the area of Aragon, Spain.  This surname is Basque and means "one who dwells in a valley."  If you have more information about the Araneta family, please add it to this page.


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ARANETA Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

The Araneta family country of origin is Spain. Specifically the area of Aragon.  The Araneta family is of Basque nationality/ethnicity. 

ARANETA Meaning & Etymology

The name Araneta, with its etymology derived from the Basque term "aran", meaning valley, and in addition, the locative suffix "eta", which denotes a "place of". Thus, the initial bearer of the surname Araneta would have been someone who dwelled in a valley.

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Last names similar to ARANETA

Araneta ''Greggy'', Aranez, Arang, Aranga, Arangan, Arangao, Arangareg, Arangaren, Arangcon, Arange, Arangel, Arangelo, Arangelovich, Arangelovitc, Arangelovitch, Aranger, Aranges, Arangi, Arangia, Arangieri

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Famous People named ARANETA

Famous Araneta family members include:

  • Martin de Araneta:  A Knight durng the era of the Renaissance.
  • Juan Francisco de Araneta - was ennoble in Gainza circa 1600


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