The noble Spanish surname Uriartez, 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 Uriartez was someone whose home was located between two towns, perhaps in a rather remote area.
Early Origins of the Uriartez family
The surname Uriartez was first found in the district of Marquina, in the Basque
province of Vizcaya.
Early History of the Uriartez family
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Uriartez Spelling Variations
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.