Basque Submitted Surnames

Basque names are used in the Basque Country (northern Spain and southern France).
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ABENDAÑO Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of Zarautz.
ABETXUKO Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Gasteiz.
ABURTO Basque, Spanish, Spanish (Mexican)
The surname Aburto is a topographic name from Basque aburto ‘place of kermes oaks’, from abur ‘kermes oak’ + the locative suffix -lo.
ADURIZ Basque
A famous bearer of this surname is Aritz Aduriz, a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Athletic Bilbao as a striker.
AGERRE Basque
This indicates familial origin within either of 3 neighborhoods in the French department of Pyrénées-Atlantiques: the one in the commune of Mugerre, the one in the commune of Hendaia, or the one in the commune of Maule-Lextarre.
AGINAGA Basque
Habitational name from a place named Aginaga, from Basque (h)agin meaning "yew tree" combined with -aga, a collective suffix.
AGUERRE Basque (Francized)
Parisianized form of AGERRE.
AGUIRRE Basque
Basque toponymic surname, also arguably meaning "prominence" in Old Basque.
AIBAR Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of OIBAR.
AIESTARAN Basque
It indicates familial origin near the eponymous farmhouse in the municipality of Trapagaran.
ALBEIZ Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Asparrena.
ALBÉNIZ Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of ALBEIZ.
ALBIZUA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Orozko.
ALDATZ Basque
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous Navarrese neighborhoods: the one in Larraun, Comarca of Leitzaldea or the one in Itza, Comarca of Iruñerria.
ALDAZ Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of ALDATZ.
ALDUATE Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Urraulbeiti.
ALDUNATE Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of ALDUATE.
ALKAIAGA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Lesaka.
ALKIZA Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
ALLALA Basque
A diminutive of AYALA. The spelling was altered by Jose Maria Ayala, whose son Domingo Allala was related from his marriage to Estefana Champion-Werbisky, descendant of the Champion family from Rovigno, Croatia-Italy... [more]
ALLENDE Basque, Spanish
Basque surname possibly linked to the Spanish word allende of Latin origin meaning "beyond" or "besides".
ALMANDOZ Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Baztan.
AMAYA Basque
Spanish: habitational name, from the name of a mountain and an ancient city in the province of Burgos, probably derived from Basque amai ‘end’ + the article suffix -a.
AMETXAZURRA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Gordexola.
AMETZAGA Basque
This indicates familial origin within any of 3 eponymous neighborhoods: the one in the municipality of Asparrena, the one in the municipality of Meñaka, or the one in the municipality of Zuia.
AMEZCUA Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of AMEZKUA.
AMUNATEGI Basque
It literally means a "place of apple trees", denoting someone who lived and/or worked there.
AMUSKIBAR Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Bergara.
ANAYA Basque
Originated in Spain. It derives from medieval basque name Anaia meaning "friar or brother". As a surname it means "Son of Anaia".
ANDIKOETXEA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Kortezubi.
AÑORBE Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese municipality.
ARAMBURÚ Basque
Famous bearers of this surname is Fernando Aramburu, a Spanish writer and Pedro Eugenio Aramburu, he was an Argentine Army general.
ARANA Basque
This indicates familial origin within either of 3 eponymous localities: the hamlet in the County of Trebiñu, the neighborhood in Gasteiz, or the neighborhood in Bermeo.
ARANBURU Basque
Proper, non-Castilianized form of ARAMBURÚ, literally meaning the peak of a valley.
ARANGIZ Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of Gasteiz.
ARANIBAR Basque
It indicates familial origin near Aranibar Palace in the Navarrese municipality of Arantza.
ARANTZIBIA Basque
It literally means "ford of buckthorns".
ARAQUISTAIN Basque, Spanish
''Place of the ferns'' in Basque. It first appeared when a family arrived for the first time to a part of the Pyrenees where they where a lot of ferns. Then, that family, changed their last name to ''Araquistain'' which means ''place of the ferns'' in basque.
ARBIZU Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese municipality.
ARCAYA Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of ARKAIA.
ARELLANO Basque, Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese municipality.
ARETXABALETA Basque
Proper, non-Castilianized form of ARECHAVALETA.
ARETXEDERRA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Gordexola.
ARGANDOÑA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Gasteiz.
ARGINDEGI Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Legazpi.
ARISTIZABAL Basque
It indicates familial origin near the eponymous farmhouse in Gipuzkoa.
ARITZALA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese municipality.
ARIZALA Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of ARITZALA.
ARKAIA Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous council of the municipality of Gasteiz.
ARLEGI Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Galar.
ARLEGUI Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of ARLEGI.
ARMENDARITZE Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous commune in the French arrondissement of Baiona.
ARMENDARIZ Spanish, Basque
from the Basque personal name Armendari or Armentari, from Latin Armentarius 'herdsman'. Spanish and French variant of ARMENDARITZE, a habitational name from a village in Low Navarre named Armendaritze.
AROZTEGI Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Atetz.
ARREGI Basque
It literally means "singer".
ARREGUI Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of ARREGI.
ARRETXEA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous hamlet in the French canton of Uztaritze.
ARRIGUNAGA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the vicinity of the eponymous beach in the municipality of Getxo.
ARRILLAGA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Usurbil.
ARROITZ Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese municipality.
ARRÓNIZ Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of ARROITZ.
ARTABIA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Allin.
ARTAVIA Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of ARTABIA.
ARTEAGA Basque
It literally means a place where there are live oaks &/or evergreen oaks.
ARTETA Basque
This indicates familial origin within either of 3 eponymous localities: the neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Ollaran, the neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Ezporogi, or the neighborhood of the municipality of Galdakao.
ARTZINIEGA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
ARZAMENDIA Basque
"mountain bear"
ATONDO Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Itza.
AYALA Basque
Habitational name or topographic name from Basque ai "slope", "hillside" + al(h)a "pasture".
AYBAR Basque (Hispanicized, Rare)
Aybar Name Meaning. Spanish (of Basque origin): habitational name, in most cases probably from Aibar in Navarre, but in some cases perhaps a variant of Eibar, the name of a place in Gipuzkoa. The place names are from Basque ai 'side', 'slope' + ibar 'flood plain', 'valley'.
AZCONA Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of AZKONA.
AZKONA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the neighborhood of Aizkoa in the Navarrese municipality of Deierri.
AZUA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of Burgu, Province of Araba.
BACQUE Basque
It's a Basque and Gascon surname whose meaning is cowboy, rancher (cattle rancher) or breeder.
BAIGORRI Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous commune in the arrondissement of Baiona.
BARAJAS Basque
Spanish and Moor
BARRENETXE Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Larrabetzu.
BARROETA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Bedia.
BARRUNDIA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
BERASTEGI Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
BERGARA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
BERROA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Baigorri in the French canton of Euskal Mendialdea.
BERTIZ Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Bertizarana.
BIKUÑA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous village in Araba.
BITERI Basque
Proper, non-Castilianized form of VITERI.
BIURRARENA Spanish, Basque
Means apple in Basque.
BIZKARRONDO Basque
It literally means "near the shoulder of a mountain".
BOLLOQUI Basque
Means "mill place."
BONBA Basque, Spanish
From Basque bonba meaning "bomb", (Latin bombus), hence probably a nickname for someone with an explosive temperament, or a metonymic occupational name for an artilleryman.
BRINGAS Basque
Unexplained; mainly in Biscay.
BUJANDA Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous council of the municipality of Kanpezu.
BURRUCHAGA Spanish, Basque
From "Pais Vasco" in Spain.
CAMUS Basque
Camus is a Basque surname from Bermeo, Vizcaya. Part passed to Cantabria and Chile.
CÁRCAMO Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of KARKAMU.
CAREAGA Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of KAREAGA.
CEGAMA Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of ZEGAMA.
DE LARRINAGA Basque
Family name of owners of the old Larrinaga Shipping Company that had it's base in Liverpool. Original owner of the Palacio de Larrinaga was Ramon de Larrinaga.
ECHAGÜE Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of ETXAGUE.
ECHALAR Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of ETXALAR.
ECHAURI Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of ETXAURI.
EGIARRETA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Arakil.
EGILATZ Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Donemiliaga.
EGUÍA Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of EGIA.
EGUÍLAZ Basque
Castilianized form of EGILATZ.
ELCANO Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of ELKANO.
ELEXALDE Basque
This indicates familial origin within any of several eponymous localities.
ELGETA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
ELGEZABAL Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Zornotza.
ELGUETA Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of ELGETA.
ELIO Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese locality.
ELISABELAR Basque
Meaning prairie or meadow of the church. It's a surname of the christian inspiration.
ELIZABELAR Basque
The Basque surname Elizabelar or De Elizabelar means "meadow of the church,". It's a surname that belongs to Celtic families. The Basques come from the ancient Celtic ethnic group (Celtic tribe) in the Pyrenees called (named) the baskunes or the barskunes (the people of the above).
ELKANO Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Eguesibar.
ELORTZ Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Noain Elortzibar.
ERASO Basque
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous Navarrese neighborhoods: Eraso, Municipality of Imotz or Eraso, Municipality of Larraun.
ERRATZURIZ Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous farmhouse in the Navarrese municipality of Baztan.
ERRENTERIA Basque
Proper, non-Castilianized form of Renteria.
ESPARTZA Basque
Proper, non-Castilianized form of ESPARZA.
ESPOTZ Basque
This indicates familial origin within the Navarrese municipality Artzi’s eponymous neighborhood.
ESPOZ Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of ESPOTZ.
ESPRONTZEDA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese municipality.
ETCHEBERRY Basque, English
From Basque etxe (house) and berri (new).
ETXAGUE Basque
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous Navarrese localities.
ETXAIDE Basque
It indicates familial origin within either of 2 Navarrese neighborhoods: the one in Elizondo or the one in Anue.
ETXALAR Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese municipality.
ETXAURI Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese municipality.
ETXEBERRI Basque
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous locations: the neighborhood of the municipality of Hernani (in the Comarca of Donostialdea) or the neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Arakil.
ETXEGARAI Basque
It literally means "hill house".
ETXEKOPAR Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the commune of Berrogaine-Larüntze in the arrondissement of Auloron e Senta Maria.
ETXENIKE Basque
It literally means "small house".
EZPELETA Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous commune in the French arrondissement of Baiona.
GABIRIA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
GAINTZA Basque
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous municipalities, the one in Leitzaldea or the one in Goierri.
GAÍNZA Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of GAINTZA.
GALARTZA Basque
This indicates familial origin within either of 3 eponymous neighborhoods: the one in Etxebarria, Comarca of Lea-Artibai, the one in Larrabetzu, Comarca of Bilbo, or the one in Aretxabaleta, Comarca of Debagoiena.
GAMIZ Basque
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous neighborhoods: the one in the municipality of Gasteiz or the one in the municipality of Gamiz-Fika.
GANBOA Basque
Proper, non-Castilianized form of GAMBOA.
GARAI Basque
It literally means ''farmhouse''.
GARAIKOETXEA Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Hondarribia.
GARATE Basque
Habitational name from a town called Garate in Basque Country, or topographic name, possibly from a derivative of Basque gara ‘height’, ‘peak’.
GARDEA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Laudio.
GARIBAI Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Oñati in the Comarca of Debagoiena.
GARRO Basque
Means "place of the flame" in Basque.
GAVIRIA Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of GABIRIA.
GEREÑA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of Gasteiz.
GERNIKA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous section of the municipality of Gernika-Lumo.
GONGORA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Aranguren in the Navarrese comarca of Iruñerria.
GOÑI Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese municipality.
GORRITI Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese locality.
GUEREÑA Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of GEREÑA.
GUEVARA Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of the Basque surname GEBARA.... [more]
HENDAIA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous commune in the French canton of Hendaia-Hegoko Euskal Itsasbazterra.
HENDAYE Basque (Francized)
Parisianized form of HENDAIA.
HIGUAÍN Spanish (Rare), Basque (Hispanicized)
Derived from the Basque surname Iguain, of uncertain origin.
IARTZA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Abaltzisketa.
IBAIGUREN Basque
Means "river's edge" from the Basque words ibai, meaning "river" and guren, meaing "edge".
IBARGUEN Basque
Proper, non-Castilianized form of IBARGÜEN; it indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Zeanuri.
ILARRATZA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Gasteiz.
INTZUNTZA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Lemoa.
IRAETA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Zestoa.
IRAGORRI Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Zaratamo.
IRALA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the district of Errekalde in the municipality of Bilbo.
IRARRAZABAL Basque
It means "plain of Cornish heaths".
IRIARTE Basque
Topographic name for someone who lived between two or more settlements, from Basque iri meaning ‘"settlement", "village" + arte meaning "between".
IRIBARREN Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous district of the municipality of Otsagabia.
IRISARRI Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous commune in the French arrondissement of Baiona.
ISABA Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of IZABA.
ISURIETA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of Aretxabaleta.
ITURRALDE Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Lizartza.
ITXASMENDI Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of Zarautz.
IVARS Basque
Means "Valley" in Basque.
IZABA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese municipality.
IZAGUIRRE Basque
Basque surname meaning open space or pasture exposed to the winds".
IZARRA Basque
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous neighborhoods: the one in the municipality of Gasteiz or the one in the municipality of Urkabustaiz.
IZTURITZE Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous commune of the French canton of Bidaxunerria, Amikuze eta Oztibarre.
JAREÑO Basque (Modern), Spanish
Perhaps "who lives among the rockroses".
KANPISTEGI Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the commune of Ezterenzubi in the arrondissement of Baiona.
KAREAGA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Barakaldo.
KARKAMU Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Gaubea, Province of Araba.
KARRANTZA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality in the Basque Country.
KORTAZAR Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Ispaster.
KRUTXAGA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood in the Navarrese municipality of Uztarroze.
LABACHOTTE Basque
Meaning: from or near the wet/low lands
LACUNZA Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of LAKUNTZA.
LAKUNTZA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese municipality.
LANBARRI Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Gueñes.
LANDAZURI Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Mimetiz.
LANDETXO Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Mungia.
LANDIBAR Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Urdazubi.
LANGARIKA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Iruraitz-Gauna.
LANTARON Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
LANTZIEGO Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
LARDIZABAL Filipino, Basque
This indicates familial origin within Lardizabal Palace, a mansion in Segura, Comarca of Goierri.
LARRAGA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese municipality.
LARRAIN Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Adios.
LARRALDE Basque
This indicates familial origin within any of several eponymous localities in the former French province of Lapurdi.
LARRAMENDI Basque
It literally means "mountain grassland".
LARRAÑAGA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the vicinity of the eponymous farmhouse in the municipality of Azpeitia.
LARRAZABAL Basque, Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Arteaga, Comarca of Arratia-Nerbioi.
LARRION Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Allin.
LASKURAIN Basque
It literally means "creek of abundant water".
LAZCANO Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of LAZKAO.
LAZKAO Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
LECUBARRI Basque
Noble and old surname from the province of Biscay in the Basque Country, were it was first recorded. It comes from the roots "lek(h)u" meaning "place", and the ending "barri" which means "new" in the Basque language... [more]
LEGAZPI Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality with the coordinates 43° 03′ 18″ N, 2° 20′ 06″ W.
LEGIZAMON Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Etxebarri Doneztebeko Elizatea.
LEZAMA Basque
It indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous localities: the municipality or the council of the municipality of Amurrio.
LIZÁRRAGA Basque
Habitational name from any of three places called Lizarraga, in Navarra and Alava and Guipuzcoa provinces, which are named from Basque lizarr (or le(i)zar) "ash tree" and the locative suffix -aga.
LOAIZA Basque
Topographic name from Basque loa meaning "mud", "mire", with the suffix -tza denoting abundance.
LOYA Basque, Spanish
From Basque loya meaning "mud."
LUIAONDO Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Aiara.
LUZA Basque
Surname originally used by people from Lusa, Castro Urdiales, Spain. It comes from the Basque word "luze" (long, tall), possibly of Celtic origin.
LUZURIAGA Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous council of the municipality of Donemiliaga.
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