Urvina History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Urvina has its roots in Spain, and is of local or toponymic origin, being derived from a place name. In this case, it may be traced to a place called Urbina, in the judicial district of Vitoria, in the northern Basque province of Alava.

Early Origins of the Urvina family

The surname Urvina was first found in the northern Basque province of Alava. The family was descended from the ancient line of "Señores de Vizacaya."

Early History of the Urvina family

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Urvina Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Urvina, Urbinas and others.

Early Notables of the Urvina family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Urvina family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Alonso De Urbina who emigrated to Cartagena in 1534; Francisco De Urbina who settled in Peru in 1550; Juan De Urbina who arrived in New Spain in 1567.


Contemporary Notables of the name Urvina (post 1700) +

  • Hermelinda Urvina Mayorga (1905-2008), Ecuadorian pilot, the first Ecuadorian woman to obtain a pilot's license, issued in the United States in 1932
  • José María Mariano Segundo de Urvina y Viteri (1808-1891), 5th President of Ecuador from 13 July 1851 to 16 October 1856


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