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buber.net > Basque > Surname > A > Agirre
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AGIRRE is one of the most common basques surnames, each basque surname has it's origin in the name of a house or farm (baserria), that gave name to the family owner, the problem is that only in Bizkaia and Gipuzkoa are more than hundred farms with the name Agirre. I dont know how many are in Araba and Nafarroa, but there are too.

Meaning: the name come from the word AGER or AGIR, and means manifest, clear, evident..... the sense is House very visible,

There are lots of proves of Nobility, and lots of coat of arms of families with the surname AGIRRE

There are a lot of derivated surnames (Agirregoikoa,Agirrebeitia,Agirreazkuenaga,Agirreoa,Agirregoitia......)

The only way to know the origin of your family is to make a complete pedigree chart, and ty to link it with a house Agirre.

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