Basque Submitted Surnames

Basque names are used in the Basque Country (northern Spain and southern France) by speakers of Basque.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
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]
Legaria Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese municipality.
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.
Lezaeta Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Larraun.
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.
Madariaga Basque
Basque: habitational name from any of various places in Gipuzkoa named Madariaga, from Basque madari ‘pear tree’ + -aga ‘place’.
Maiztegi Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous locality in Bizkaia.
Mañozka Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous palace in the municipality of Etxebarria.
Maruri Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
Maturana Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous council of the municipality of Barrundia.
Mendarozketa Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous council of the municipality of Zigoitia.
Mendarte Basque
This is a (nearly extinct) Basque surname of Gipuzkoan origin. It is a topographic name for someone who lived near a mountain. (Basque mendi = Mountain, arteko = near/in between)... [more]
Mendieta Basque
This indicates familial origin within any of 3 eponymous neighborhoods: the one in the municipality of Ajangiz, the one in the municipality of Lemoa, or the one in the municipality of Artziniega.
Mendiguren Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Gasteiz.
Mendinueta Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of Itzagaondoa.
Mendiola Basque
Derived from given masculine names Menendo and Andrea
Mendizabal Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of Arratzua-Ubarrundia that the falangists demolished in 1959 to make way for a reservoir.
Montagnet French, Basque
Meaning "mountains," this name is commonly found in the Basque Pyrenees.
Montoya Spanish, Basque
meaning "mountain"... [more]
Múgica Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Muxika.
Mundaca Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Mundaka.
Mundaka Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
Mungia Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
Munguía Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Mungia.
Muxika Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
Nabaskoze Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese municipality.
Norzagarai Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous house in the municipality of Aiara.
Ocharán Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Otxaran.
Oianguren Basque
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous neighborhoods: the one in the municipality of Elorrio or the one in the municipality of Askoitia.
Oiartzun Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
Oibar Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese municipality.
Oihaneder Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous palace in the city of Gasteiz.
Olabarria Basque
It indicates familial origin near the eponymous river in the municipality of Markina-Xemein.
Olabeaga Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of Bilbo.
Olaetxea Basque
This indicates familial origin near the eponymous tower house in the municipality of Legazpi.
Olagaraia Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Etxalar.
Olague Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Anue.
Olano Basque
Province of Araba, so named from ola 'forge', 'ironworks' + the diminutive suffix -no.
Olavarrieta Basque
Ola: hut, forge. Varri: new. -eta:abundance of.
Olloki Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Esteribar.
Olloqui Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Olloki.
Omnes Basque
Of uncertain origin. Possibly from a word meaning “everyone” or “all”
Ordorika Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Muxika in the Comarca of Busturialdea-Urdaibai.
Orduña Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Urduña.
Oritz Basque
Habitational name from Oritz, a town in Navarre province.
Oronoz Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Baztan.
Orosco Spanish, Basque
Variant of Orozco. Means "place of the holly trees" from oros meaning "holly tree" and the suffix -ko suggesting place. Also believed to have been derived from Latin orosius meaning "the son of bringer of wisdom".
Orozco Spanish, Basque
Comes from the Bilbao province in the Basque region of Spain.
Ortuzar Basque
It means "old agricultural garden".
Orueta Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Gautegiz-Arteaga.
Ostiguy Basque, French
Worn Quebec (Ostéguy variant), the name is visibly Basque and assumes initially a Ostegi form, which could designate a place where the foliage is abundant (osteo = + -egi sheet suffix). Alternatively, place the cold, cold house (Ortz, otz, followed -egi or -tegi).
Otxaran Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Zalla.
Perea Basque
It indicates familial origin within the municipality of Aiara.
Peru Basque
Derived from the given name Peru.
Pucheta Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Putxeta.
Putxeta Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Abanto.
Sagastume Basque
Topographic name from Basque sagasta meaning "apple tree" + -ume meaning "young plant".
Samaniego Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality in the comarca of Arabako Errioxa.
Santu Basque (Latinized, Modern)
It's a Basque surname and its meaning is hallowed or holiness.
Saratxaga Basque
It indicates familial origin near the eponymous river.
Saratxo Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous council of the municipality of Amurrio.
Sarrikolea Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Larrabetzu.
Sollano Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Zalla.
Sorhapuru Basque (Rare)
From south west France Basque Country. Name of a small village
Suazo Spanish, Spanish (Latin American), Basque
"Castilianized form of Basque Zuhatzu, habitational name from places in Araba and Navarre named Zuhatzu, from Basquezu(h)aitz‘tree’ + the collective suffix -zu, tsu."... [more]
Tellechea Basque
Latinized spelling of "Telletxea" meaning in Basque "(from) the house with tiles"
Telleria Basque
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous neighborhoods: the one in Leioa, Comarca of Bilbo or the one in Urdazubi, Comarca of Baztan.
Torrontegi Basque
It literally means a place where there’s a tower.
Txiriboga Basque
It literally means a store or bar that sells everything.
Ugalde Basque
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous neighborhoods: the one in the municipality of Larrabetzu or the one in the municipality of Okondo.
Uharte Basque
Variant of Ugarte.
Ulibarri Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Lana.
Unamuntzaga Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Etxebarria.
Undurraga Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Zeanuri.
Untzaga Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Urkabustaiz.
Únzaga Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Untzaga.
Unzueta Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Untzueta.
Urain Basque
It indicates familial origin in the vicinity of the eponymous tower house in the municipality of Oñati.
Urdanegi Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Gordexola.
Urdaneta Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Aia.
Urduña Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous city.
Urenda Basque
Most probably a topographic name formed with Basque ur- ‘water’.
Uriarte Basque
It means "between cities".
Uriondo Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Zeberio.
Urkiaga Basque
This indicates familial origin within the vicinity of the eponymous hill that is in fact the northernmost one in Navarre.
Urkiola Basque
It indicates familial origin near the eponymous natural park.
Urquiaga Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Urkiaga.
Urquiola Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Urkiola.
Urritzola Basque
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous Navarrese localities.
Urrunaga Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Legutio.
Urrutia Basque
Basque surname meaning "distant, far away" in Euskara.
Urrutigoiti Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the commune of Montori, located in the French canton of Euskal Mendialdea.
Ursúa Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Urtsua.
Ursuya Basque (Gallicized)
Parisianized form of Urtsua.
Urtiaga Basque
It indicates familial origin near the eponymous cave in the municipality of Deba.
Urtsua Basque
This indicates familial origin near the eponymous mountain in the French department of Pyrénées-Atlantiques.
Usategi Basque
It literally means "dovecote".
Useche Basque
the prefix use means bird in Basque and the prefix che means bird. Useche means bird house
Valtierra Basque (Hispanicized)
From the name of the city of Valtierra in Navarre, Spain.
Vergara Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Bergara.
Vértiz Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Bertiz.
Vicuña Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Bikuña.
Viscarrat Basque (Latinized, Modern)
It means back of the mounts or loin of the mountain.
Yaben Basque
It means under the rushes or bracken.
Ybiricu Basque (Latinized, Modern)
It means ford the river (cross or pass the river).
Zabaleta Basque
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous localities: the vicinity of the tower house in the Navarrese municipality of Lesaka or the neighborhood of the municipality of Nabarniz.
Zalbidea Basque
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous localities: the commune in the French canton of Bidaxunerria, Amikuze eta Oztibarre or the neighborhood of the municipality of Urduliz in the Spanish comarca of Uribe Kosta.
Zaldibar Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality in the comarca of Durangaldea. It’s Castilianized form is Zaldívar.
Zaldívar Basque, Spanish
Derived from Basque zaldi meaning "horse" combined with ibar meaning "valley". This is also the name of a town in Biscay, Spain.
Zamarripa Basque
Habitational name of the city and province of Zamora, which is located on the Duero in northwest Spain. Because of its strategic position, the city was disputed during the Middle Ages, first between the Christians and Moors, then between the kingdoms of Leon and Castille.
Zamudio Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
Zañartu Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous rural district in the municipality of Oñati.
Zanbrana Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
Zangoza Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese city.
Zarate Basque
Named after Zarate, a place in Araba province, Spain. Zarate comes from the Basque word zara, meaning "thicket".
Zarautz Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
Zárauz Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Zarautz.
Zatarain Basque
From the Biscayan and Gipuzkoan dialects of Basque; topographic surname meaning someone who lived or lives near a Shrub tree.
Zegama Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
Zelaya Basque
Basque surname related to the Euskara word for "field".
Zengotita Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Mallabia.
Zigarroa Basque
It literally means "cigar".
Zozaia Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Baztan.
Zozaya Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Zozaia.
Zubeldia Basque
A famous bearer of this surname is Aritz Aduriz Zubeldia, a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Athletic Bilbao as a striker.
Zubelza Basque (Latinized)
It means bushes, weed or shrub. Also known as oak; in Spanish is Carrasca or Carrasquilla.
Zubiaga Basque
It literally means "from bridge".
Zubillaga Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous council of the municipality of Lantaron.
Zuloaga Basque
It literally means "place of holes".
Zumarraga Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
Zurbano Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Zurbao.