Noble surnames, such as Echeverry, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Echeverry, 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 Echeverry 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 Echeverry family
The surname Echeverry was first found in the Basque
region of northern Spain.
Early History of the Echeverry family
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Echeverry 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 Echeverry family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Echeverry 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 Echeverry (post 1700)
- Juan Carlos Echeverry Bernal, Colombian operatic tenor