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OYARZUN (OIARTZUN) There is a Village in Gipuzkoa with this name, and the
origin of the surname is a house with the name Oiartzun or Oyarzun that
gave name to the Valey and Village. There were a branche of this family in
Arrasate-Mondragon in Gipuzkoa since 1566 (is documented that Miguel
Oyarzun lived in that village in that date). Other branche in Bilbao since
Coat of arms: En oro una torre de piedra, almenada con homenaje y capitel
de azur, sobre ondas de agua de azur y plata; sobre la puerta un escudete
de azur, cargado de una flor de lis de oro; Por detras de la torre asoman
dos cabezas de lobo. Bordura de oro lisa
Note: There are two more coats, but this is the older
Meaning: Wild place, Forest, Jungle
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