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7/29/2012, 11:02 AM Evdog
6/24/2012, 7:40 PM Ibantejo

Name Arencibia
Type Surname (from location)
Usage Spanish
Scripts Arencibia
Edit Status Statusnot set

Meaning & History

Castilianized combination of the basque words of #aranz# meaning "thorn"; "hawthorn" + #ibi# meaning "ford" + a (basque article suffix); meaning someone living by a thorny ford. A "ford" is a body of water shallow enough to walk through; In this context topographically referring to a some places in Spain
Added 6/24/2012 by Ibantejo