Izaguirre 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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In the United States, the name Izaguirre is the 8,826th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. 
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Izaguirre Settlers in United States in the 19th Century