Means "priest's meadow" from Basque abas
"priest" and solo
From the name of a Basque town, derived from aldats
ARITZA Spanish, Basque
From Basque aritz
meaning "oak tree". This was a nickname of Iñigo, the first king of Pamplona, Spain (9th century).
ARRIOLA Spanish, Basque
From Basque place names, themselves derived from Basque arri
"stone" and -ola
"place of, house".
Means "the house furthest down" from Basque bengo
"furthest down" and etxe
From the Basque word arratz
"bush" combined with the suffix sta
denoting a place.
Habitational name for someone who lived in Gebara, a village in the province of Álava in Spain.
Means "by the fountain" in Basque, from iturri
Derived from Basque jats
meaning "sorghum", a type of cereal grass.
LOYOLA Spanish, Basque
From the name of a place name near the town of Azpeitia in the Basque Country of Spain, derived from Basque loi
meaning "mud". This was the birthplace of Saint Ignatius of Loyola (1491-1556), the founder of Jesuits.
From Basque ola
meaning "hut, small house, forge".
From Spanish sala
meaning "hall" and Basque zahar
meaning "old". It can also refer to the town of Salazar in Burgos, Spain, which is of the same origin.
Derived from Basque ur
"water" and bi
"two", indicating a place where two waterways met.
Originally denoted someone who lived in a place of this name in Biscay. It is derived from Basque zabal
meaning "large, wide".
Possibly a habitational name for someone from Zambrana, a town in the province of Álava in Spain.
Means "old bridge", from Basque zubia
"bridge" and zahar
"old". A famous bearer is the Spanish soccer player Andoni Zubizarreta (1961-).
From the name of a Spanish town, formerly named Estuniga in Basque, possibly derived from Basque istuin