Uriarte History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The noble Spanish surname Uriarte, is of local origin, derived from a natural or man-made geographic feature near which the original bearer resided. In this instance, the surname derives from the Basque elements "uri," meaning "town," and "arte," or "middle." Therefore, the initial bearer of the name Uriarte was someone whose home was located between two towns, perhaps in a rather remote area.

Early Origins of the Uriarte family

The surname Uriarte was first found in the district of Marquina, in the Basque province of Vizcaya.

Early History of the Uriarte family

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Uriarte Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Uriartes, Uriates, Iriarte and others.

Early Notables of the Uriarte family (pre 1700)

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Uriarte Ranking

In the United States, the name Uriarte is the 12,709th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]


United States Uriarte migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Uriarte Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Francisco Osollo Y Uriarte who settled in New York City in 1834
  • R Uriarte, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 [2]
  • Isidro Uriarte, aged 27, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1857 [2]
  • Isidro Uriarte who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1857
  • Santos Uriarte, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1860 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Uriarte (post 1700) +

  • Jon Emili Uriarte (b. 1961), Argentine former volleyball player and current coach, who represented his native country at the 1988 Summer Olympics
  • Filemon A Uriarte (b. 1945), Filipino chemical engineer


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  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)


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