Hasiera · Home
Ezaugarriak · Features
Oharrak · Notes
Sarrera · Introduction
Kirolak · Sports
Musika · Music
Janedanak · Gastronomy
Tokiak · Places
Historia · History
Politika · Politics
Albisteak · News
Nahas Mahas · Misc

buber.net > Basque > Surname > I > Iturraspe
For security reasons, user contributed notes have been disabled.


ITURRASPE The house Iturraspe or Iturrazpe, is located in a small village named MENDEXA in the North west of the Basque province of Bizkaia, there is only one house with this name in the whole Country, so the origin of the surname is clear. Basque families toke their houses's name as surname.

MEANING: ITURRI means fountain or Flowing or spring, AZPIAN means under, so Iturrazpe can be: (the house) under the spring. Other authors think that can be ITURROSPE or ITURROZPE: in this case is Under the cold spring

There were braches of this family in Lekeitio and in the Durango Area (in Bizkaia) . There were a branche in Bilbao since 1659

The Coat of the Mendexa's Iturraspe: En oro un arbol de sinople, y dos jabalies de sable atravesados al tronco y andantes.

The Lekeitio's branche have a different coat, but is very simmilar to the other.

An alternative spelling is Yturraspe.

This page is part of Buber's Basque Page and is maintained by Blas Uberuaga.
Please report any problems or suggestions to Blas.
Eskerrik asko!