Barholome Araña

25 August 1740–20 March 1783
Etxarri-Aranatz, Navarre, Spain

The Life of Barholome

When Barholome Araña was christened on 25 August 1740, in Etxarri-Aranatz, Navarre, Spain, his father, Juanes Araña, was 10 and his mother, María Belza, was 26. He married Magdalena Arbizu on 1 February 1774, in Etxarri-Aranatz, Navarre, Spain. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 20 March 1783, in his hometown, at the age of 42.

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Barholome Araña
Magdalena Arbizu
Marriage: 1 February 1774
Miguel Esteban Araña

Spouse and Children

1 February 1774
Etxarri-Aranatz, Navarre, Spain


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World Events (1)


Spain lost Florida to the United Kingdom.

Name Meaning

Basque: topographic name from aran ‘valley’ + the Basque definite article -a. The name in the U.S. may have absorbed some instances of Araña, from Spanish araña ‘spider’, a nickname for a weaver or for an industrious or opportunistic person.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Bartolome De Arana, "España, bautismos, 1502-1940"

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