Basque Names

Basque names are used in the Basque Country (northern Spain and southern France).
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ABENE   f   Basque
Derived from Basque abe meaning "pillar". It is a Basque equivalent of Pilar.
AGURNE   f   Basque
From Basque agur meaning "greeting, salutation".
AGURTZANE   f   Basque
From Basque agurtza meaning "greeting, salutation".
AINGERU   m   Basque
Basque form of Angelus (see ANGEL).
AINHOA   f   Basque
From the name of a town in southwest France where there is a famous image of the Virgin Mary.
AINTZA   f   Basque
Means "glory" in Basque.
AINTZANE   f   Basque
Variant of AINTZA.
AITOR   m   Basque
Possibly means "good fathers" from Basque aita "father" and on "good". This was the name of a legendary ancestor of the Basques.
ALAIA   f   Basque
Means "joyful, happy" in Basque.
ALAZNE   f   Basque
Means "miracle" in Basque. It is a Basque equivalent of Milagros.
ALESANDER   m   Basque
Basque form of ALEXANDER.
AMAIA   f   Basque
Means "the end" in Basque. This is also the name of a mountain and a village in the Basque region of Spain.
AMAYA   f   Basque, Spanish
Variant of AMAIA.
AMETS   m & f   Basque
Means "dream" in Basque.
ANDER   m   Basque
Basque form of Andreas (see ANDREW).
ANDONI   m   Basque
Basque form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ANE (3)   f   Basque
Basque form of ANNA.
ANNE (1)   f   French, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, German, Dutch, Basque
French form of ANNA. In the 13th-century it was imported to England, where it was also commonly spelled Ann. The name was borne by a 17th-century English queen and also by the second wife of Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn (the mother of Queen Elizabeth I), who was eventually beheaded in the Tower of London. This is also the name of the heroine in 'Anne of Green Gables' (1908) by Canadian author L. M. Montgomery.
ANTTON   m   Basque
Basque form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ARANTXA   f   Basque
Diminutive of ARANTZAZU.
ARANTZAZU   f   Basque
From the name of a place near the Spanish town of Oñati where there is a sanctuary dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Its name is derived from Basque arantza "thornbush".
ARGI   m   Basque
Means "light" in Basque.
ARGIDER   m   Basque
Derived from Basque argi "light" and eder "beautiful".
ARGIÑE   f   Basque
Feminine form of ARGI.
ARKAITZ   m   Basque
Means "rock" in Basque.
ARRATS   m   Basque
Means "afternoon, dusk" in Basque.
ASIER   m   Basque
Means "the beginning" in Basque.
BAKAR   m   Basque
Means "alone" in Basque.
BAKARNE   f   Basque
Feminine form of BAKAR.
BALENDIN   m   Basque
Basque form of Valentinus (see VALENTINE (1)).
BASAJAUN   m   Basque
Means "lord of the woods" from Basque baso "woods" and jaun "lord". This is the name of a character in Basque folklore, the Old Man of the Woods.
BEÑAT   m   Basque
Basque form of BERNARD.
BEREZI   f   Basque
Means "special" in Basque.
BIDANE   f   Basque
Means "way" in Basque.
BIHOTZ   f   Basque
Means "heart" in Basque.
BIKENDI   m   Basque
Basque form of VINCENT.
BITTOR   m   Basque
Basque form of VICTOR.
DANEL   m   Basque
Basque form of DANIEL.
EDER (2)   m   Basque
Means "handsome, beautiful" in Basque.
EDERNE   f   Basque
Feminine variant of EDER (2).
EDORTA   m   Basque
Basque form of EDWARD.
EDUR   m   Basque
Means "snow" in Basque. It is a Basque equivalent of Nieves.
EDURNE   f   Basque
Feminine form of EDUR.
EGUZKI   m   Basque
Means "sun" in Basque.
EGUZKIÑE   f   Basque
Feminine form of EGUZKI.
EIDER   f   Basque
Feminine form of EDER (2).
EKAIN   m   Basque
Means "June (the month)" in Basque.
EKAITZ   m   Basque
Means "storm" in Basque.
ELIXABETE   f   Basque
Basque form of ELIZABETH.
ENDIKA   m   Basque
Basque form of HENRY.
ENEKO   m   Basque
Possibly derived from Basque ene "my" and ko, a diminutive suffix. This was the name of the first king of Pamplona or Navarre (9th century), whose name is usually rendered as Íñigo.
ERLANTZ   m   Basque
Means "glow, shine" in Basque.
ERLEA   f   Basque
Means "a bee" in Basque.
ERRAMUN   m   Basque
Basque form of RAYMOND.
ESKARNE   f   Basque
Means "mercy" in Basque. It is a Basque equivalent of Mercedes.
ESTEBE   m   Basque
Basque form of STEPHEN.
ESTI   f   Basque
Means "sweet, honey" in Basque.
ESTIÑNE   f   Basque
Variant of ESTI.
EUKENE   f   Basque
Basque form of EUGENIA.
EURIA   f   Basque
Means "rain" in Basque.
EZTEBE   m   Basque
Basque form of STEPHEN.
FERMIN   m   Basque
Basque form of FIRMIN.
FERMINTXO   m   Basque
Basque diminutive of FIRMIN.
FRANTZISKA   f   Basque
Basque feminine form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANTZISKO   m   Basque
Basque form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
GAIZKA   m   Basque
Means "saviour" in Basque.
GANIX   m   Basque
Basque form of JOHN.
GARAILE   m   Basque
Means "victor" in Basque.
GARBI   f   Basque
Means "clean, pure" in Basque.
GARBIÑE   f   Basque
Variant of GARBI.
GARDEN   f   Basque
Means "transparent, clear" in Basque.
GOIZANE   f   Basque
Derived from Basque goiz "morning".
GOIZARGI   f   Basque
Derived from Basque goiz "morning" and argi "light".
GOIZEDER   f   Basque
Derived from Basque goiz "morning" and eder "beautiful".
GORKA   m   Basque
Basque form of GEORGE.
GOTZON   m   Basque
Means "angel" in Basque.
GOTZONE   f   Basque
Feminine form of GOTZON.
GURUTZ   m   Basque
Means "cross" in Basque.
GURUTZE   f   Basque
Feminine form of GURUTZ.
GUTXI   m   Basque
Possibly means "little" in Basque.
HAIZEA   f   Basque
Means "wind" in Basque.
HARKAITZ   m   Basque
Variant of ARKAITZ.
HILARGI   f   Basque
Means "moon" in Basque.
HIRUNE   f   Basque
Means "trinity" in Basque, derived from hiru meaning "three".
HODEI   m   Basque
Means "cloud" in Basque.
IBAI   m   Basque
Means "river" in Basque.
IGON   m   Basque
Means "ascension" in Basque.
IGONE   f   Basque
Feminine form of IGON. It is a Basque equivalent of Ascensión.
IHINTZA   f   Basque
Means "dew" in Basque. It is a Basque equivalent of Rocío.
IKER   m   Basque
Means "visitation" in Basque. It is a Basque equivalent of Visitación.
IMANOL   m   Basque
Basque form of EMMANUEL.
IÑAKI   m   Basque
Basque form of IGNATIUS.
ION (1)   m   Basque, Romanian
Basque and Romanian form of JOHN.
IRATI   f   Basque
Means "fern field" in Basque.
IRUNE   f   Basque
Variant of HIRUNE.
ITSASNE   f   Basque
Variant of ITSASO.
ITSASO   f   Basque
Means "ocean" in Basque.
ITXARO   f   Basque
Means "hope" in Basque.
ITXASO   f   Basque
Diminutive of ITSASO.
ITZAL   m   Basque
Means "shadow" in Basque.
ITZIAR   f   Basque, Spanish
From the name of a Basque village which contains an important shrine to the Virgin Mary, possibly meaning "old stone".
IZAR   f   Basque
Means "star" in Basque.
IZARO   f   Basque
Meaning unknown, from the name of a small island off the Spanish coast in the Bay of Biscay.
IZOTZ   m   Basque
Means "ice" in Basque.
JAKES   m   Basque
Basque form of JACOB (or JAMES).
JOKIN   m   Basque
Basque form of JOACHIM.
JON (1)   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Basque
Scandinavian and Basque form of JOHN.
JONE (1)   f   Basque
Basque feminine form of JON (1).
JOSEBA   m   Basque
Basque form of JOSEPH.
JOSEPE   m   Basque
Basque form of JOSEPH.
JOSU   m   Basque
Basque form of JESUS.
JOSUNE   f   Basque
Feminine form of JOSU.
JULEN   m   Basque
Basque form of Iulianus (see JULIAN).
KATALIN   f   Hungarian, Basque
Hungarian and Basque form of KATHERINE.
KATTALIN   f   Basque
Basque form of KATHERINE.
KEMEN   m   Basque
Means "courage, vigour" in Basque.
KEPA   m   Basque
Basque form of CEPHAS.
KERMAN   m   Basque
Basque form of GERMANUS.
KISTIÑE   f   Basque
Basque form of CHRISTINA.
KOLDO   m   Basque
Short form of KOLDOBIKA.
KOLDOBIKA   m   Basque
Basque form of LOUIS.
LORE (2)   f   Basque
Means "flower" in Basque.
LOREA   f   Basque
Variant of LORE (2).
LUKEN   m   Basque
Basque form of LUCIANUS.
MAIA (3)   f   Basque
Basque form of MARIA.
MAIALEN   f   Basque
Basque form of MAGDALENE.
MAITE (2)   f   Basque
Means "lovable" in Basque.
MARIA   f & m   Italian, Portuguese, Catalan, Occitan, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Faroese, Dutch, Frisian, Greek, Polish, Romanian, English, Finnish, Corsican, Basque, Russian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin, Old Church Slavic
Latin form of Greek Μαρια, from Hebrew מִרְיָם (see MARY). Maria is the usual form of the name in many European languages, as well as a secondary form in other languages such as English (where the common spelling is Mary). In some countries, for example Germany, Poland and Italy, Maria is occasionally used as a masculine middle name.... [more]
MARKEL   m   Basque
Basque form of Martialis (see MARTIAL).
MARTZEL   m   Basque
Basque form of MARCELLUS.
MATIA   m   Basque
Basque form of MATTHEW.
MATTIN   m   Basque
Basque form of Martinus (see MARTIN).
MATXIN   m   Basque
Basque diminutive of Martinus (see MARTIN).
MIKEL   m   Basque
Basque form of MICHAEL.
MINTXO   m   Basque
Basque diminutive of FIRMIN.
MIREN   f   Basque
Basque form of MARIA.
MITXEL   m   Basque
Basque form of MICHAEL.
NAGORE   f   Basque
From the name of a Basque village where there is a sanctuary dedicated to the Virgin Mary.
NAHIA   f   Basque
Means "desire" in Basque.
NAIA   f   Basque
Means "wave, sea foam" in Basque.
NAIARA   f   Basque
From the Basque name of the Spanish city of Nájera, which is Arabic in origin. In the 12th century there was a reported apparition of the Virgin Mary in a nearby cave.
NEKANE   f   Basque
Means "sorrows" in Basque. It is a Basque equivalent of Dolores.
NERE   f   Basque
Means "mine" in Basque.
NEREA   f   Basque
Variant of NERE.
NIKOLE   f   Basque, English
Basque form of NICOLE, as well as an English variant.
OIER   m   Basque
Meaning unknown, of Basque origin.
OIHANA   f   Basque
Means "forest" in Basque.
OROITZ   m   Basque
Means "memory" in Basque.
ORTZI   m   Basque
Means "sky" in Basque.
OSANE   f   Basque
Means "cure, remedy" in Basque. It is a Basque equivalent of Remedios.
PATXI   m   Basque
Basque form of FRANCIS.
PEIO   m   Basque
Basque form of PETER.
PERU   m   Basque
Basque form of PETER.
PETRI   m   Finnish, Basque
Finnish and Basque form of PETER.
SENDOA   m   Basque
Means "strong" in Basque.
SORNE   f   Basque
Means "conception" in Basque. It is a Basque equivalent of Concepción.
TERESE   f   Basque, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Basque and Scandinavian form of TERESA.
TXOMIN   m   Basque
Basque form of DOMINIC.
UDANE   f   Basque
Derived from Basque uda meaning "summer".
UNAI   m   Basque
Means "cowherd" in Basque.
USOA   f   Basque
Means "dove" in Basque.
UXUE   f   Basque
From the Basque name of the Spanish town of Ujué where there is a church dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Its name is derived from Basque usoa "dove".
XABI   m   Basque
Basque diminutive of XAVIER.
XABIER   m   Basque, Galician
Basque and Galician form of XAVIER.
XANTI   m   Basque
Basque form of SANTIAGO.
XIMUN   m   Basque
Basque form of XIMENO.
ZERU   m   Basque
Means "sky" in Basque.
ZIGOR   m   Basque
Means "punishment" in Basque.
ZORION   m & f   Basque
Means "happiness" in Basque.
ZORIONE   f   Basque
Feminine form of ZORION.
ZURIÑE   f   Basque
Derived from Basque zuri "white".
ZUZEN   m   Basque
Means "just, fair" in Basque.
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