The original bearer of the name Yzaguirre, which is a local
surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain
. In Spain
, hereditary surnames
were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local
names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. Many Spanish local names reflect Arabic words or place-names because the Muslim Moors
from the 8th to 12th centuries conquered Spain. The Yzaguirre family originally lived in a noble or reputable place in a village. The surname Yzaguirre originally derived from the Basque
word Ager which meant visible or prominent.
Early Origins of the Yzaguirre family
The surname Yzaguirre was first found in the Basque
region of Spain
, along the north-central coast of the Peninsula.
Early History of the Yzaguirre family
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Yzaguirre Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Aguirre, Aguirra, Aguirri, Izaguirre, Yzaguirre and others.
Early Notables of the Yzaguirre family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Yzaguirre family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Yzaguirre Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Jose Maria Yzaguirre, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1861 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)
Contemporary Notables of the name Yzaguirre (post 1700)
- Raul Yzaguirre (b. 1939), American civil rights activist