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ARBURUA Jaime Kerexeta says in his Diccionario Onomastico y Heraldico
Vasco, that the origin of this surname is located in Etxalar (North of
Meaning: it seems that this surname is composed by ARRI-BURUA, Arri means
Rock, and BUrua means head, but with the sense in toponims of Top part or
higher part. So the meaning is The higher part of the Rock, we must
understand the meaning as: (The house) in the high part of the rocky place.
There are families with this surname in: Gipuzkoa: Donostia, Berrobi,Irun,
LABURDI: Ezpeleta, Sara. NABARRA: Bera, Elizondo, Etxalar, Iruna,Ituren,
Leiza, Lesaka, Zizur, Zugarramurdi....
Simmilar surnames: Arburu, Arbulu,Arboure, Arboul,Arburva,Ariburu etc...
Coat of Arms: En plata, una torre de piedra, con homenaje y capitel en
forma de boveda, y, sobre el homenaje, otra torrecilla con capitel de azur.
Bordura de sinople, con cinco bezantes de oro.
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