Show ContentsEcheberria History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Noble surnames, such as Echeberria, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Echeberria, 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 Echeberria 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 Echeberria family

The surname Echeberria was first found in the Basque region of northern Spain.

Early History of the Echeberria family

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Echeberria Spelling Variations

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 Echeberria family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Echeberria family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Antocha Chavaría, who sailed to New Spain in 1535; Juan de Chabarri sailed to Hispaniola in 1536; Antonio de Echavarría sailed to Peru in 1592.

Contemporary Notables of the name Echeberria (post 1700) +

  • Luis María Echeberría Igartua (1940-2016), Spanish footballer on Facebook