Echeverria History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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

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

Early History of the Echeverria family

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Echeverria 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 Echeverria family (pre 1700)

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Echeverria Ranking

In the United States, the name Echeverria is the 6,764th most popular surname with an estimated 4,974 people with that name. [1]


United States Echeverria migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Echeverria Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Félix Echeverría, who sailed to Puerto Rico in 1833
  • Felix Echeverria, aged 24, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1833 [2]
  • Policarpo Echeverria, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Echeverria (post 1700) +

  • Rob Echeverria (b. 1967), American musician who has worked as the guitarist of Biohazard, Helmet, Rest in Pieces, and Straight Ahead
  • Julian Echeverria, Spanish co-founder of Star Bonifacio Echeverria, S.A., a manufacturer of small arms in the Basque region of Spain, active from c. 1905 until 1997
  • Bernardino Echeverría Ruiz (1912-2000), Ecuador Roman Catholic Cardinal
  • Francisco José de Borja Echeverría (1848-1904), Chilean Conservative Party deputy and diplomat
  • Atanasio Echeverría y Godoy, Mexican botanical artist and naturalist who trained at the Royal Art Academy in Mexico
  • Sandra Echeverría Gamboa (b. 1984), Mexican actress and singer
  • Liza Echeverría (b. 1972), Mexican actress, model and television presenter
  • José Esteban Antonio Echeverría (1805-1851), Argentine poet, fiction writer, cultural promoter, and liberal activist who played a significant role in the development of Argentine literature
  • José Esteban Antonio Echeverria (1805-1851), Argentine poet, fiction writer, cultural promoter, and political activist
  • Francisco José de Borje Echeverria (1848-1904), Chilean Conservative Party deputy and diplomat
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ 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)


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