ARRETXE (Arretche) There are houses Arretxe in Gipuzkoa, and also a House Arretche in Baigorri (Basse Navarre).

The meaning is " House made of Stone", ARRI: Stone, ETXE: House, The basque word ETXE with spanish ortography is ECHE (tipical of the South Basque Country) and with French Ortography is Etche (tipical of Iparralde).

There are Arretche families in : Benabarra: Banka, Ezteren. Laburdi: Baiona, Donibane Lohitzun (1625),Itsasu (1740)