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The Spanish name Lizarraga is the surname of an ancient and noble Basque family, whose "casas solares" or ancestral seats were located in the villages of Vergara and Bilbao. The name Lizarraga comes from the Basque word "lexar" meaning "ash tree," and the locative suffix "-alde," meaning "region of." Thus the original bearer of the name was a "dweller near the ash trees."

Lizarraga Early Origins



The surname Lizarraga was first found in the northern provinces of the Basque region, primarily in the villages of Vergara and Bilbao.

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Lizarraga Spelling Variations


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Lizarraga Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lizarraga, Lizarraraz, Lizarriturri, Lizarraque and many more.

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Lizarraga Early History


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Lizarraga Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lizarraga research. Another 381 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1658 and 1676 are included under the topic Early Lizarraga History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lizarraga Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lizarraga Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among bearers of the family name at this time was Salvador Lizarralde y Ordóñez de Pineda, who was made the first Marquis of Villa Alegre and Knight of the...

Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lizarraga Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lizarraga Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Dolores Lizarraga DeCampanon, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1863
  • Dolores Lizarraga, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1863

Lizarraga Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Francisco Lizarraga, aged 27, who landed in America, in 1903
  • Maria R de Lizarraga, aged 34, who landed in America from Mexico City, Mexico, in 1909
  • Wenceslav Lizarraga, aged 38, who emigrated to the United States from Mexico City, Mexico, in 1909
  • Maria Lizarraga, aged 15, who emigrated to the United States from Mendez, Mexico, in 1911
  • Wenceslao Lizarraga, aged 41, who landed in America from Mendez, Mexico, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lizarraga (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lizarraga (post 1700)



  • David C. Lizarraga, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988; Presidential Elector for California, 1996
  • Hector Lizarraga (b. 1966), Mexican boxer in the Featherweight division, former WBC Continental Americas champion

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    9. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    11. ...

    The Lizarraga Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lizarraga Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 20 September 2016 at 12:52.

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