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