Noble surnames, such as Echeverri, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Echeverri, 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 Echeverri 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 Echeverri family
The surname Echeverri was first found in the Basque
region of northern Spain.
Early History of the Echeverri family
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Echeverri 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 Echeverri family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Echeverri family to the New World and Oceana
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 Echeverri (post 1700)
- Emilio Echeverri (b. 1929), Colombian fencer at the 1956, 1960 and 1964 Summer Olympics
- Isabella Echeverri (b. 1994), Colombian international footballer
- Diego José Tobón Echeverri (b. 1944), Colombian lawyer and diplomat, Ambassador of Colombia to Russia (2007-2011)
- Andrea Echeverri (b. 1965), Colombian rock/pop singer and guitarist