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Errecart Or Errekart

ERRECART or ERREKART The first documented mentions of this surname is in Navarre in 1265, there is also documented presence of a family with this surname in Ustariz (Laburdi, French Basque Country) in 1782. Is a variation of the surname ERREKARTE, tipical of the French Basque Country, where is usual the lost of the final vocal.

Meaning: ERREKA means Stream, and ARTE: means between, so the meaning is: (The house) between streams.

There are families with this surname in the whole basque-french Country, there is also a branche in Catalonia, and in South America

Coat of Arms: there are 2:

1.- En oro diez billetes de azur, puestos en dos palos

2.- En oro, un jiron de gules

ERREKART the meaning is ERREKA:little river ARTE: between, in the basque surnames of the north part, is usual the lost of the final vocal.

In Larzabal (Benavarra) there is a house named Errekartea, but the name Errekart, is found in Navarre in 1265, and in Ustaritz (Laburdi) in 1782. A branch of this family passed to Catalonia.

Coat of arms: En oro, diez billetes de azur, puestos en dos palos.

Today, there are families with this surname in the three provinces of the Basque french Country (Laburdi, Benabarra, and Zuberoa)

There are a lot of variations of this surname

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