The Arechiga surname is a Basque habitational name from the of Aretxaga in Araba province, Basque Country. The place name comes from the Basque elements "aretx," meaning "oak," and "aga," meaning "a group or grove."
Early Origins of the Arechiga family
The surname Arechiga was first found in the "barrio" of the name Arechaga in Durango, Vizcaya.
Important Dates for the Arechiga family
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Arechiga Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Arechaga, Arechiga, Aréchiga, Aretxaga and others.
Early Notables of the Arechiga family (pre 1700)
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Arechiga migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Typical Arechiga Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America
Arechiga Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Leopoldo Arechiga, aged 25, who landed in America from Mexico DF, Mexico, in 1920
Philip Arechiga, aged 30, who immigrated to America from Pachuca, Mexico, in 1923