The distinguished Spanish surname Irisarri is of local origin being one of those surnames derived from the place where a man once lived or owned land. In this instance, the surname Irisarri is derived from the Basque "iri - txari" which means literally "town" or "settlement," "- boar" indicating an area where these wild animals were frequently found.
Early Origins of the Irisarri family
The surname Irisarri was first found in the Pamplona district of the Basque region of Spain.
Early History of the Irisarri family
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Irisarri Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Irisarry, Irizarry, Irizar, Irizarri and others.
Early Notables of the Irisarri family (pre 1700)
Prominent among bearers of the family name at this time was Gabriel y Santigo de Irisarri y Coghen, who became a member of the Order of Santiago in 1767... Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Irisarri Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Irisarri family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Francisca Irizarri De Talafaro who emigrated to Puerto Rico in 1826; Ramon Irizarri Nazario who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1858; and Jose Ignacio Irizarry who settled in Puerto Rico in 1860..