I've been told that the surname Aro from my paternal grandmother's side of the family came from Norway. I see that the majority of people on the forum have ancestry out of Finland or Sweden. My mother actually went through all of the information and found our ancestors already...I'm a little hazy with the details. My grandmother's grandparents immigrated to Canada first, then to America and she says they were Norwegian...and I seem to remember the name Claude Aro. Records and documentation has established that they were indeed Norwegian. Somehow, my grandmother's grandfather (or some such person) made their way to the Blynn, Washington area. If any of this rings familiar for anyhow it would be interesting to see.