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.

List of People with Surname Arana

Based on our public records, there are a total of 6,376 people with the surname Arana. Among these people surnamed Arana, there are approximately 570 distinct names, with an average of 11 people who share the same name. Jose Arana, Carlos Arana and Juan Arana are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Arana, with 297, 130 and 103 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that California has the most people surnamed Arana, with a total of 2,494 people, and there are a total of 485 distinct names among these people. Texas is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Arana, with a total of 797 people and an average of 291 distinct names.