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Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. ar-TEE-ghas(Aragonese, Spanish) ər-TEE-gəs(Catalan)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Plural form of artiga, referring to land cleared for agriculture.

One famous bearer of this name was political leader, military general and statesman José Gervasio Artigas (1764-1850), a national hero of Uruguay and the wider Rio de la Plata region.
Added 12/6/2022 by m4yb3_daijirou