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TOTORIKAGUENA other form of this surname is TOTORIKAGOENA (the original one). In a village named Arbazegi-Gerrikaiz (In Bizkaia) there is a quarter named Totorika, and there are various houses with this name (Totorika)

Meaning: The meaning is "The upper House Totorika", GOENA, means "the upper one (House)", TOTORIKA, means something like "in the top of the hill" or in the top of the slope (Tontor:top, Ika:slope)

In 1792 a man surnamed Mendazona proved his nobility (to prove it were only necesary to prove to be basque) in the Court of Valladolid, he was born in Zenarruza (Bizkaia) and lived in Fontecha (Alava)

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