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.
Derived from Basque jats
"sorghum". Sorghum is a type of cereal grass.
LOYOLA Spanish, Basque
From Basque loya
meaning "mud". This was the surname of Saint Ignatius of Loyola (1491-1556), the founder of Jesuits.
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.
From the name of a Spanish town, formerly named Estuniga in Basque, possibly derived from Basque istuin