Noble surnames, such as Echavaria, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Echavaria, 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 Echavaria 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 Echavaria family
The surname Echavaria was first found in the Basque
region of northern Spain.
Early History of the Echavaria family
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Echavaria 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 Echavaria family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Echavaria family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Echavaria Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Juan Echavaría, who sailed to New Orleans in 1838
- Juan Echavaria, aged 25, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1838 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)