Arana Family History
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Arana 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.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Araya, Rana, Arata, Aranda, Rada, Aldana, Grana, Arena, Rann, Piana