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Where did the Spanish Ancheta family come from? What is the Spanish Ancheta family crest and coat of arms? When did the Ancheta family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Ancheta family history?

The noble surname Ancheta is of Basque local origin, deriving from a geographical or man-made feature near which the first bearer lived or held land. In this case, Ancheta is derived from the Basque word "antzi," meaning "swamp" and the suffix "-eta" which is a Basque ending denoting plurality. Therefore, the original bearer of the surname Ancheta was someone who was identified by the members of his community as "one who lives by the swamps."

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Spelling variations of this family name include: Anchieta, Anceta, Anchuta, Ancieta and others.

First found in the northern Basque country in the city of Azpeitia. Early records show that members of this family were listed among the aristocracy of Guipuzcoa. The earliest reference to this surname is that of Ochoa Ortiz de Ancheta who was recorded in Azpeitia in 1348.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ancheta research. Another 381 words(27 lines of text) covering the year 1648 is included under the topic Early Ancheta History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Another 28 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ancheta Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Valentino Savellano Ancheta who settled in the United States.

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  • Agustina Ancheta (b. 1910), actress in the Philippines
  • Celedonio Andres Ancheta (b. 1924), professor in the Philippines
  • Herminia Mendoza Ancheta (b. 1912), poet from the Philippines


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  2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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  6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  7. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
  8. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
  9. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
  10. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
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The Ancheta Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ancheta Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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