Show ContentsIzaguirre History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The original bearer of the name Izaguirre, 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. Many Spanish local names reflect Arabic words or place-names because the Muslim Moors from the 8th to 12th centuries conquered Spain. The Izaguirre family originally lived in a noble or reputable place in a village. The surname Izaguirre originally derived from the Basque word Ager which meant visible or prominent.

Early Origins of the Izaguirre family

The surname Izaguirre was first found in the Basque region of Spain, along the north-central coast of the Peninsula.

Early History of the Izaguirre family

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Izaguirre Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Aguirre, Aguirra, Aguirri, Izaguirre, Yzaguirre and others.

Early Notables of the Izaguirre family (pre 1700)

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Izaguirre Ranking

In the United States, the name Izaguirre is the 8,826th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

United States Izaguirre migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Izaguirre Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Josefa Izaguirre, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1826 [2]
  • Jose Maria Izaguirre, aged 16, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1832 [2]
  • R Izaguirre, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1839 [2]
  • Juan Izaguirre, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1850 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Izaguirre (post 1700) +

  • Manuel J. Izaguirre, American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Truxillo, 1889 [3]
  • Abel Salinas Izaguirre, Peruvian politician, engineer and economist

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  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)
  3. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from on Facebook