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Noble surnames, such as Echavarria, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Echavarria, 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 Echavarria 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."
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.
First found in the Basque region of northern Spain.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Echavarria research. Another 552 words (39 lines of text) covering the year 1081 is included under the topic Early Echavarria History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Echavarria Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Echavarria Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
The Echavarria Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Echavarria 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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