Basque Submitted Names

Basque names are used in the Basque Country (northern Spain and southern France) by speakers of Basque.
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Abarne f Basque
Basque feminine equivalent of Ramos.
Abauntza f Basque (Rare)
Taken from the name of a town and its church near Álava, Spain.
Abeliñe f Basque (Rare)
Basque form of Aveline and Avelina.
Aberria f Basque (Rare, Archaic)
Coined in the 19th century, this name means "fatherland; homeland". It was in use until 1939. After the Spanish Civil War, however, women answering to Aberria were forced to change their name due to its "conflict-laden meaning".
Abesti f Basque (Modern, Rare)
Derived from the Basque word abesti "song".
Abieta f Basque (Rare, Archaic)
From the name of a town in the Basque region of Spain.
Adartza f Basque (Rare)
From the name of a mountain in the Basque region of France.
Adats f Basque (Modern)
Derived from Basque adats "long locks; mane".
Adiñe f Basque (Rare)
From Basque adin, meaning "age".
Adirane f Basque
Basque cognate of Spanish Adriana and French Adrienne.
Adolba m Basque
Basque form of Adolf.
Adoniñe f Basque (Rare)
Basque cognate of Antoinette.
Aduna f Basque (Rare)
From the name of a town in the Basque region of Spain.
Agapeto m Esperanto, Basque
Esperanto and Basque form of Agapitos.
Agate f Latvian, Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), French (Rare), Swedish, Picard, Basque
French variant and Nordic, Picard, Basque and Latvian form of Agathe.
Ager m Basque
Famous bearer of this name is Spanish professional footballer Ager Aketxe.
Agerkunde f Basque (Rare)
Derived from Basque agerkunde "appearance, apparition; revelation; Epiphany", Agerkunde is the Basque equivalent of Spanish Epifanía and French Épiphanie (compare also English Epiphany).
Agerne f Basque (Modern, Rare)
Derived from Basque agertu "to reveal; to appear", this name is a fairly recent coinage (most likely by Sabino Arana) intended as a variant of Agerkunde.
Aginaga f Basque (Rare)
Derived from Basque hagin "yew".... [more]
Aginarte f Basque (Rare)
Taken from the name of an ancient monastery near Ihabar (in the general area of Navarre). This monastery doesn't exist anymore, however it is known that García Sánchez III of Navarre made a donation to it in 1025.
Agiri f Basque (Rare)
Taken from the name of an ancient village that disappeared around the 1300s. Today, Agiri is the name of a mountain peak.
Agirre f Basque
From the name of a town in the Basque region of Spain.
Agosti m Basque
Basque form of Augustus.
Agreda f Basque (Rare)
From the name of a town in Spain.
Ahuña f Basque (Rare), Basque Mythology
From the name of a mountain in the Basque region of Spain whose Basque name Ahuñamendi is derived from Basque ahuña "small goat" and mendi "mountain".... [more]
Aia f Basque (Rare)
From the name of a town in the Basque region of Spain.
Aiala f Basque
Taken from the name of a village (and its church) near Álava, Spain.... [more]
Aiantze f Basque (Rare)
From the name of a town in the Basque region of Spain.
Aietxu f Basque (Rare)
From the name of a town in the Basque region of Spain.
Aines f Basque
Basque form of Agnes.
Aingerua f Basque (Rare)
Basque feminine form of Aingeru.... [more]
Ainhara f Basque
Variant of Ainara.
Ainhize f Basque
Meaning and origin unknown. It is taken from the name of a Basque town, Ainhize-Monjolose.
Ainize f Basque
Variant of Ainhize.
Aintzila f Basque (Rare)
Means "hill of mud" in Basque. It is the name of a town in the Basque region of France.
Aintzioa f Basque (Rare)
From the name of a town in the Basque region of Spain.
Aiora f Basque
Feminine form of Aioro that has been in use since the 11th century.
Aioro m Basque
Meaning unknown.
Aisone f Basque
Basque version of Spanish name Asunción.
Aitziber f Basque
A name referring to the Virgin Mary.
Aitzol m Basque
Used by the Basque writer and Catholic priest José de Ariztimuño Olaso (1896-1936), who was killed by the Fascists in the Spanish Civil War. Aitzol was a pseudonym possibly taken from letters in his surname, (A)r(iz)timuño (Ol)aso; or perhaps Aitzol came from the hypothetical Basque place name h(aitz ol)a meaning "quarry, stonemason's workshop" from the words haitz "rock, stone" and ola "workplace, factory".
Aitzuriaga f Basque
From the name of a little village near Lizoain (in the general area of Navarre) that disappeared shortly after the 13th century.
Aiza f Basque (Rare), Medieval Basque
Feminine form of Aizo, first recorded in Leire in 1127. Its modern usage might occasionally be influenced by the surname Aiza.
Aizane f Basque
Variant form of Aiza.
Aizeti f Basque, Medieval Basque
Old Basque name of unknown meaning. It was documented in Navarre in 1141.
Aizkorri f Basque (Rare)
Means "bare stone" or "red stone" in Basque.
Aizpea f Basque
Name taken from an eremitage dedicated to the Virgin Mary.
Alaikari f Basque
Elaborated form of Alaia.
Alaiñe f Basque (Rare)
Derived from Basque alai "happy".
Alaitasune f Basque
Basque form of Alegria.
Alaitz f Basque
From the name of a mountain range in the Basque region of Spain.
Alaiza f Basque, Filipino, Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish (Latin American)
Taken from the name of a Marian church in the greater Álava area.... [more]
Alañe f Basque
Basque form of Alegría.
Alantune f Basque
Taken from the name of a town in Gascony mentioned by Ptolemy. ... [more]
Albaina f Basque (Rare)
From the name of a town in Spain.
Albane f Basque, French, German
Basque, French and German feminine form of Albanus (see Alban).
Albia f Basque, Spanish (Latin American)
Taken from the name of a grotto in the Aralar Range in the Basque Mountains where a dolmen was discovered in 1915, as well as from the name of a suburb of Bilbao where Sabino Arana Goiri was born. Goiri was a writer, creator of the Basque flag, founder of the Basque Nationalist Party (PNV) and is generally considered "the father of Basque nationalism".
Albiñe f Basque (Modern, Rare)
Coined by Sabino Arana and Koldo Elizalde as a Basque equivalent of Spanish Albina and French Albine.
Albira f Basque (Rare)
Younger form of Elbira.
Albiztur f Basque (Rare)
From the name of a town in the Basque region of Spain.
Alda f Basque
From the name of a town in the Basque region of Spain.
Alegia f Basque (Rare)
From the name of a town in the Basque region of Spain.
Alesandere f Basque (Modern, Rare)
Basque name coined by Sabino Arana Goiri and Koldo Elizalde as an equivalent to Alexandra and Alejandra.
Alfontsa f Basque (Rare)
Basque form of Alfonsa.
Alfontsina f Basque (Rare)
Basque equivalent of French Alphonsine.
Alfontso m Basque
Basque form of Alfonso.
Aliza f Hungarian, Basque (Rare)
Basque form of Alice and Hungarian variant of Alíz.
Alize f Basque (Rare)
Variant of Basque Aliza.
Alizia f Basque, Aragonese (Rare)
Basque and Aragonese form of Alice.
Alode f Basque (Rare)
Basque name coined by Sabino Arana Goiri and Koldo Elizalde as an equivalent to Alodia.
Aloise f Basque (Modern, Rare)
Coined by Sabino Arana Goiri and Koldo Elizalde as a Basque equivalent of Luisa and Aloisia (via Aloisa).
Aloña f Basque (Rare), Basque Mythology
Taken from the name of a massif on the Basque Mountains range.... [more]
Aloxi m Basque
Basque form of name Louis.
Altzabeheti f Basque (Rare)
From the name of a town in the Basque region of France.
Altzai f Basque (Rare)
From the name of a town in the Basque region of France.
Ama f Basque
Derived from Basque ama meaning "mother".
Amade f Basque (Modern, Rare)
Coined by Sabino Arana Goiri and Koldo Elizalde as a Basque equivalent of Amadea and Amada.
Amagoia f Basque, Literature
Of unknown origin and meaning.... [more]
Amale f Basque (Rare)
Basque form of Amalia.
Amalur f Basque, Basque Mythology
Combination of Basque ama "mother" and Lur.
Amane f Basque (Rare)
Derived from Basque ama, "mother", combined with -ne, a feminine suffix.
Amarita f Basque (Rare)
From the name of a town in the Basque region of Spain.
Amate f Basque (Modern, Rare)
Coined by Sabino Arana Goiri and Koldo Elizalde as an equivalent of Amata.
Amatza f Basque (Rare)
Name of the statue of the Virgin Mary of Iurreta (in the Biscay area).... [more]
Amele f Basque (Rare)
Basque form of Amelia.
Ameli f Basque
Variant of Amele.
Ametsa f Basque (Rare)
Derived from Basque amets, "dream".
Ametz m Basque
Means "oak" in Basque.
Ametza f Basque
Basque word for the "Pyrenean oak" (quercus pyrenaica).... [more]
Ameztia f Basque (Rare)
From the name of a mountain in Spain.
Amilamia f Basque, Basque Mythology, Spanish (Mexican, Rare)
In Basque mythology, Amilamia is a benevolent being who helps those in need.... [more]
Amuna f Basque, Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque name of unknown origin and meaning common in Navarre, where it was first recorded in 1033, and in Alava, where it was first recorded in 932.
Anaurra f Basque
Combination of Ane and the word haur, haurra "child".... [more]
Anbortsi m Basque
Basque form of Ambrose.
Anbrosia f Basque
Basque form of Ambrosia.
Anbroxe f Basque
Variant of Anbrosia.
Anderazo f Basque
From Basque andere meaning "lady, woman of the house".
Andere f Basque
Feminine form of Ander.
Andoliñe f Basque (Modern)
Feminine Basque form of Antolín.
Andone f Basque
Feminine form of Andoni.
Anen m Basque (Rare)
Basque form of Aniano.
Anene f Basque (Archaic)
Feminine form of Anen.
Añes f Basque
Basque form of Inés.
Angelu f Basque
Means "angel" in Basque.
Ani f Basque
Variant of Ahuña.
Anixe f Basque (Modern, Rare)
Coined by Sabino Arana Goiri and Koldo Elizalde as a Basque form of Anisia.
Anizeto m Basque
Basque form of Anicetus.
Anko m Basque
Basque form of Ancus.
Antia f Basque
Basque form of Anthea.
Antselma f Basque
Basque form of Anselma.
Antselme f Basque
Variant of Antselma.
Antxon m Basque
Basque form of Antonio.
Antxone f Basque
Basque form of Antonia.
Anuntxi f Basque
Basque form of Anunciación.
Apolone f Basque
Basque form of Apollonia.
Arana f Basque (Rare)
Basque feminine name possibly derived from the word arana meaning "plum".
Arantza f Basque
Derived from Basque arantza "hawthorn; thorn".
Aratz m Basque
Aratz is a mountain of the Basque Country in Spain.
Arene f Basque
Basque form of Ariane.
Aretxa f Basque (Rare)
Derived from Basque aretx "oak".
Ariñe f Basque
Derived from the adjective arin meaning "light, airy; fast."
Aritzeta f Basque (Rare)
Derived from Basque haritz "oak" and combined with the Basque suffix -eta. It is traditionally found in La Rioja.
Arñaut m Basque
Basque form of Arnold.
Aroia f Basque
Synonym for the Basque word aukera "opportunity".
Arrene f Basque
Basque name derived from arren meaning "request" but also "please".... [more]
Arrigorria f Basque (Rare, Archaic)
Derived from Basque harri "stone" and gorria "red".
Arritokieta f Basque
Derived from an old Basque name meaning "the place of the protruding stones". It has been used as a nom de plume by the Basque writer Julene Azpeitia (1888-1980).
Arritxu f Basque
Diminutive of Arritokieta.
Arrosa f Basque (Rare)
Basque form of Rose.
Arrosali f Basque
Basque name of uncertain origin and meaning.... [more]
Arrosane f Basque (Modern, Rare)
Modern Basque form of Rosana.... [more]
Arsene f Basque (Modern, Rare)
Coined by Sabino Arana Goiri and Koldo Elizalde as a Basque form of Arsenia.
Artea f Basque (Rare)
Basque name derived from arte.... [more]
Artederreta f Basque (Archaic)
Derived from Artederreta, a Basque place name meaning "the place of beautiful holm oaks".
Astere f Basque (Modern, Rare)
Coined by Sabino Arana Goiri and Koldo Elizalde as a Basque form of Asteria.
Asuntxion f Basque
Basque diminutive of Asunción.
Atanase f Basque (Rare)
Basque feminine form of Athanasius.
Atenodor m Polish, Basque, Catalan
Catalan, Polish and Basque form of Athenodorus.
Aterbe f Basque
Derived from Basque aterbe/aterpe "shelter; refuge", this name is sometimes understood as a Basque equivalent to Spanish Amparo.... [more]
Atsegabe f Basque
Basque form of Angustias.
Atsege f Basque (Rare)
Coined by Sabino Arana as a Basque equivalent of Angustias. It's derived from the Basque word atsegabe "sorrow". Afterwards, it was used as a equivalent of Consuelo, influenced by Atsegiñe.
Augustiñe f Basque
Basque feminine form of Augustine 1.
Auria f Ancient Roman, Basque
Means "golden" in Latin. From the Latin aurum 'gold'. See: Aurelia. The gens Auria was a Roman family at Larinum in southern Italy, known chiefly from Cicero's oration, 'Pro Cluentio'.
Aurkene f Basque (Modern)
Coined by Sabino Arana Goiri and Koldo Elizalde as a Basque form of the Spanish name Presentación.
Austiñe f Basque
Basque form of Augustina.
Austitza f Basque
Basque feminine name of uncertain origin and meaning. ... [more]
Austiza f Basque
Basque feminine form of Augustine 1.
Auxtina f Basque
Feminine form of Augustin.
Babesne f Basque (Rare)
Basque equivalent of Patrocinio and Amparo. It is derived from Basque babes "protection, shelter" and the Basque feminine suffix -ne.
Baia f Basque (Rare)
Taken from the name of a Basque river that has its source in Gorbeia and flows into the Ebro.... [more]
Bakartxo f Basque
Diminutive of Bakarne, sometimes used as a stand-alone name.
Bake f Basque (Rare)
Either a Basque equivalent of Paz 1 or a feminine form of Bako.
Bakea f Basque (Rare)
Derived from Basque bake "peace". (Compare Bakene).
Bakene f Basque (Modern, Rare)
Female name coined by Sabino Arana Goiri who derived it from the Basque word bake meaning "peace". It is sometimes understood as a Basque equivalent of Irene.
Bako m Basque (Rare)
Basque form of Bacchus.
Balendiñe f Basque
Feminine form of Balendin.
Balene f Basque (Modern, Rare)
Modern Basque contracted form of Balerene.
Balentin m Basque
One of the Basque form of Valentinus.
Balere f Basque
Basque form of Valerie.
Balerene f Basque (Modern, Rare)
Coined by Sabino Arana Goiri and Koldo Elizalde as a Basque form of Valeriana.
Barkane f Basque (Rare)
Derived from Basque barkatu "to forgive" and the feminine suffix -ne.
Basile f Basque (Rare)
Basque feminine form of Basil 1.
Basilisko m Basque
Basque form of Basiliscus (see Basiliskos).
Bata f Basque (Modern, Rare)
Coined by Sabino Arana Goiri and Koldo Elizalde as a Basque form of Beata.... [more]
Batirtze f Basque (Modern)
Coined by Sabino Arana Goiri and Koldo Elizalde as a Basque form of Beatrice.
Batiste f Basque (Rare)
Basque feminine form of Baptiste, used as a equivalent of Uguzne.
Belem f Basque
Basque form of Belén.
Beltzane f Basque
Derived from the Basque adjective beltz "black; dark" in combination with the feminine name suffix -ne.
Benantzi f Basque (Rare)
Basque feminine form of Venantius.
Beñate f Basque
Feminine form of Beñat.
Benedikto m Basque, Esperanto
Esperanto and Basque form of Benedict.
Beniñe f Basque (Rare)
Basque feminine form of Benigno.
Bernardiñe f Basque
Basque feminine form of Bernardino.
Beronike f Basque
Basque form of Veronica.
Betire f Basque (Modern, Rare)
Derived from Basque beti "always", this name is now generally understood as a Basque equivalent of Perpetua.
Betixa f Basque (Archaic), Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque name that was recorded from the 13th century onwards.... [more]
Bibiñe f Basque
Basque form of Vivian.
Bihotza f Basque
Means "heart" in Basque.
Bihozne f Basque (Rare)
Variant of Bihotza using the Basque feminine suffix -ne.
Bilbañe f Basque (Rare)
Basque equivalent of Circuncisión.
Bildosne f Basque (Rare)
Derived from Basque bildots "lamb" and the Basque feminine suffix -ne. It is used as a Basque equivalent of Inés.
Bingene f Basque (Rare)
Basque feminine form of Vincent.
Bioleta f Basque
Basque form of Violet.
Birjiñe f Basque
Variant of Birjinia.
Birjinia f Basque
Basque form of Virginia.
Birkide f Basque
Basque form of Bridget.
Bitori f Basque
Feminine form of Bittor.
Bitoriano m Basque
Basque form of Victoriano.
Bittore f Basque
Feminine form of Bittor.
Bittori f Basque
Feminine form of Bittor.
Bitxilore f Basque
Basque form of Margaret.
Bixenta f Basque (Rare)
Diminutive of Bizenta.
Bixente m Basque
One of the Basque forms of Vincent.
Bizenta f Basque (Rare)
Basque feminine form of Vincent.
Bizente m Basque
Basque form of Vincent.
Burne f Basque (Rare)
Basque form of Bruna.
Dabi m Basque
Basque form of David.
Dare f Basque
Basque form of Daria.
Deba f Basque (Modern)
Basque form of Deva 3.
Dei m Basque
Masculine form of Deñe.
Deiane f Basque (Modern)
Combination of Deñe and Ane 3.
Deitze f Basque
Basque equivalent of Anunciación.
Deñe f Basque (Rare)
Coined by Sabino Arana Goiri and Koldo Elizalde as a Basque equivalent of Anunciación.
Deunorone f Basque (Archaic)
Means "all saints" in Basque. It is composed of deun "saint", oro "all" and the Basque feminine suffix -ne.
Dezima f Basque (Rare)
Basque form of Decima.
Diñe f Basque (Rare)
Basque form of Digna.
Doatasun f Basque (Archaic)
Basque equivalent of Buenaventura.
Domeka f Basque, Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque form of Dominica.
Dominixe f Basque
Basque feminine form of Dominic.
Dulze f Basque
Basque form of Dulce.
Dunixe f Basque (Modern), Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Coined by Sabino Arana Goiri and Koldo Elizalde as a Basque equivalent of Spanish Dionisia (making it a cognate of Denise).
Dunixi m Basque
Basque form of Dionisio.
Eba f Basque
Basque form of Eva.
Edubige f Basque
Basque form of Hedwig.
Edurra f Basque (Rare)
Derived from Basque edur "snow". (Compare Edurne)
Edurtzeta f Basque (Rare)
Derived from Basque edur "snow" (compare Edurne).
Egia f Basque
Directly taken from Basque egia "truth; verity".
Egokiñe f Basque (Rare)
Basque equivalent of Justa. It is composed of Basque egoki "appropiate" and the Basque feminine suffix -ñe.
Eguzkia f Basque
Feminine form of Eguzki.
Ekaitza f Basque (Modern, Rare), Basque Mythology
Feminine form of Ekaitz, meaning "storm", that had long been forgotten and was eventually rediscovered at the beginning of the 20th century.... [more]
Ekhi m Basque
Means "sun" in Basque.
Eki m Basque (Rare)
Variant of Ekhi.
Ekia f Basque (Modern, Rare)
Modern Basque name created from Basque eki "sun".
Ekiñe f Basque (Modern)
Feminine form of Eki.
Elaia f Basque
Means "swallow (bird)" in Basque. See also Ainara.
Elbire f Basque
Basque form of Elvira.
Ele f Basque (Modern), Basque Mythology
Ele is first and foremost the modern Basque feminine form of Elias.... [more]
Elisene f Basque (Rare)
Basque form of Elisena.
Elixa f Basque (Modern), Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Modern Basque name created in the 20th century as a variant of Elixane and Elixe.
Elixane f Basque (Modern)
Modern Basque name created in the 20th century as a purely Basque form of Elisa.
Ellande m Basque
Basque form of Arnold.
Elorria f Basque (Rare)
Derived from Basque elorri "hawthorn". In Basque folklore, the hawthorn has been considered sacred.
Eludor m Basque
Basque form of Heliodorus.
Elurra f Basque
From Basque elurra meaning "snow".