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The Olavarria surname is derived from the Basque words "ola," meaning "forge," and "berri," or "new." It has also been suggested that the name was habitational, taken on from any of several places in Navarre named Olaberri.

Olavarria Early Origins



The surname Olavarria was first found in the city of Durango, Biscaye (Vizcaya).

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Olavarria Spelling Variations


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Olavarria Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Olavarria, Olabarria, Olabarriaga, Olabarrieta and others.

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Olavarria Early History


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Olavarria Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Olavarria research. Another 402 words (29 lines of text) covering the year 1701 is included under the topic Early Olavarria History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Olavarria Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Olavarria Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Olavarria 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 or some of its variants were: Antonio De Olabarria, who married Agustina in Rio de la Plata, in 1777Among later settlers were Jose Maria Olivarri, who came to Puerto Rico in 1839; Jose Maria Olivarri, who came to Puerto Rico in 1839.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Olavarria (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Olavarria (post 1700)



  • Óscar Olavarría (1950-2000), Chilean actor, singer and comedian
  • Jorge Olavarría (1933-2005), Venezuelan journalist, politician, historian, and writer

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    5. 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.
    6. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    7. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
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    The Olavarria Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Olavarria 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 10 August 2015 at 12:27.

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