The knowledge of the origins of his family remote to the XVI century in Terras de Bouro. Araújo word comes from the Galician-Portuguese linguistic complex. The Araújos come from noblemen of Lobios / Galizia, who passed to the kingdom Portugal (Minho), around 1375. Famous and powerful lords, owners of many lands and Alcaides of the Castle of Lindoso. They were the progenitors of the families of this nickname in Minho. One of these Araújos, by marriage, joined the Pereiras, from the Casa de Paços Vedros de Magalhães in Ponte da Barca and the Casa Solar de Bertiandos. Deocleciano, (name of Roman emperor) descended from the lineage of these families, was born in Gaifar, Ponte de Lima and currently resides in Fragoso, Barcelos.