Noble surnames, such as Chavaria, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Chavaria, which is a local
surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain
. In Spain
, hereditary surnames
were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local
names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Chavaria family originally lived in the district of Chavarri which is in Vizcaya. The place-name Chavarri is derived from the Basque
word "etxe-barria," which means "new house."
Early Origins of the Chavaria family
The surname Chavaria was first found in the Basque
region of northern Spain.
Early History of the Chavaria family
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Chavaria Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Chavarría, Chavarria, Chávarri, Chavarri, Chavaría, Chavaria, Chábarri, Chabarri, de Chábarri, de Chabarri, Chabarría, Chabarria, Echeverría, Echeverria, Echavarría, Echavarria, de Echavarría, de Echavarria, Echavaría, Echavaria, Echevarría, Echevarria, Echeberría, Echeberria, Echebarría, Echebarria, Echéberri, Echeberri, Echébarri, Echebarri, Echévarri, Echevarri, Echéverri, Echeverri, Echarri and many more.
Early Notables of the Chavaria family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Chavaria family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Chavaria Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
- Antocha Chavaría, who sailed to New Spain in 1535
Chavaria Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Julián Chavaría, who sailed to New Orleans in 1820
- Junian Chavaria, aged 25, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1820 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
- María Chavaría, who sailed to New Orleans in 1830