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 Uriartez was someone whose home was located between two towns, perhaps in a rather remote area.
Early Origins of the Uriartez family
Basque province of Vizcaya.
Early History of the Uriartez family
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Uriartez Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Uriartes, Uriates, Iriarte and others.
Early Notables of the Uriartez family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Uriartez family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Francisco Osollo Y Uriarte who settled in New York City in 1834; and Isidro Uriarte who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1857.
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