Basque Submitted Names

Basque names are used in the Basque Country (northern Spain and southern France).
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JARE f Basque
Derived from Basque jare "free; to set free; to liberate".
JASONE f Basque
Derived from Basque jaso "to lift up; to raise; to receive", this name is the Basque equivalent of Spanish Asunción.
JAURETSI f Basque
derived from jaun meaning "lord" and etsi consider as. means to worship, adore, give homage to.
JENARA f Basque
Basque feminine form of Januarius (compare Spanish Genara).
JOKIÑE f Basque
Feminine form of Jokin.
JOSEBE f Basque
Feminine form of Joseba.
JOSETXU m Basque (Rare)
Basque form of Joseph.
JOXEPA f Basque
Feminine form of Joseba.
JUDENE f Basque (Modern, Rare)
Coined by Sabino Arana Goiri and Koldo Elizalde as a Basque form of Juliana.
JULE f Basque (Modern, Rare), German (Modern)
As a Basque name, Jule was coined by Sabino Arana Goiri and Koldo Elizalde as a Basque equivalent of Julia, while as a German name, Jule is a short form and diminutive of both Julia and Juliane that has seen some usage as a given name in its own right in recent years.
JULENE f Basque
Feminine form of Julen.
JUNE f Basque (Modern), Medieval Basque
Medievel Basque name of unknown origin and meaning which was recorded from the 12th century onwards.... [more]
JURDANA f Basque
Basque form of Jordana.
JUSTI m Basque
Basque form of Justus.
KAIE f Basque (Modern, Rare)
Coined by Sabino Arana Goiri and Koldo Elizalde as a Basque form of Caia, the feminine form of Roman Caius.
KARITATE f Basque (Rare)
Basque form of Spanish Caridad.
KARMELE f Basque
Basque form of Carmen and Carmel.
KASILDA f Basque (Rare)
Basque form of Casilda.
KASILDE f Basque
Basque form of Casilda.
KATIXA f Medieval Basque, Basque
Medieval Basque name of uncertain origin and meaning. One theory suggests that it might be a variant of Katalin and thus one of the international forms of Katherine.... [more]
KELIDONI m Basque
Basque form of Celedonius.
KEMENA f Basque (Rare)
Derived from Basque kemen "energy; vigor; strength".... [more]
KIMA f Basque (Modern, Rare)
Derived from Basque kima "fine branches; ends of branches", this name has come into use in recent years (possibly inspired by the international popularity of the name Kim).
KINDIN m Basque
Basque form of Quintinus.
KINTILIANO m Basque
Basque form of Quintilianus (see Quintilian).
KINTILIO m Basque
Basque form of Quintilius.
KINTILO m Basque
Basque form of Quintillus.
KINTO m Basque
Basque form of Quintus.
KITERI f Basque
Basque form of Quiteria.
KITERIA f Basque (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), Bulgarian, Ukrainian, French (Rare)
Basque, Bulgarian, and Ukrainian form of Quiteria. This is also the French transcription of the Ukrainian form, although French-speaking parents probably don't normally use it as an actual personal name (cf... [more]
KOIKILLE f Basque
Basque variant of Cecilia.
KOLDOBIKE f Basque
Feminine form of Koldobika.
KOSTANZE f Basque
Basque form of Constance.
KOSTOBARE m Basque
Basque form of Cristobal.
KRISPINIANO m Basque
Basque form of Crispian.
KRISTOBAL m Basque
Basque form of Christopher.
KRISTOBALA f Basque (Rare)
Basque feminine form of Spanish Cristóbal.
KUIREKA m Basque
Basque form of Cyriacus.
KUTUNA f Basque (Rare)
Derived from Basque kutun, a Basque word with two different meanings: "favorite; intimate" but also "amulet". ... [more]
LAHE f Basque (Rare)
Ancient Basque name known from inscriptions found in Aquitaine dating back to 1st to 3rd centuries.
LAIDA f Basque
From the name of a beach on the Basque coast.
LAINO f Basque (Rare), Basque Mythology
Derived from Basque laino "mist; haze; cloud".... [more]
LANDER m Basque, Medieval Basque
Of debated origin and meaning.... [more]
LAURENDI m Basque
Basque form of Lorenzo.
LAURENTZI m Basque
Basque form of Laurence.
LEITZIA f Basque
Basque form of Laetitia.
LEONTZIA f Basque (Rare)
Basque form of Leontia.
LEXURI f Basque
Basque name that has traditionally been used in the Salazar Valley as a synonym for Leire.
LIBE f Basque
Basque form of the Spanish and ancient Roman name Libia.
LIDE f Basque
Basque form of Lydia.
LIERNIA f Basque (Rare)
Basque feminine given name taken from an epithet of the Virgin Mary, Our Lady of Liernia, the Basque patron of mothers without milk or who are unable to conceive.
LILI f Basque
Basque form of Lily.
LON m Basque
Basque form of Leon.
LONORE f Basque (Rare)
Basque form of Eleanor.
LORENTZA f Basque (Rare)
Basque form of Lorenza.
LORIA f Basque
Directly taken from Basque loria "glory", this name has long been considered the traditional Basque equivalent of Gloria.... [more]
LUKADIA f Basque (Rare), Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque variant of Leocadia, first recorded in Valpuesta in 1053.
LUKE f Basque
One of the Basque forms of Lucia.
LUKENE f Basque
One of the Basque forms of Luciana. (See also Luziana)
LUKERTZE f Basque
Basque form of Lucretia.
LURDA f Basque, Croatian, Lithuanian
Basque, Croatian and Lithuanian form of Lourdes.
LUXIA f Basque (Modern, Rare), Sardinian (Archaic)
Basque and Sardinian form of Lucia.
LUZIANA f Basque (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
One of the Basque forms of Luciana. (See also Lukene).
MADALEN f Basque, Breton
Basque and Breton form of Magdalena.
MAIKA f Basque
Basque contraction of Maria and Karmele (compare Spanish Maica).
MAITAGARRI f Basque, Basque Mythology
Derived from the Basque adjective maitagarri "lovable; nice; affable".... [more]
MAITANE f Basque
Variant of Maite, composed of Basque maitea meaning "beloved, darling" and the modern feminine suffix -ne.
MAITASUNA f Basque (Modern, Rare)
Sometimes considered a variant of Maite, this name is actually directly taken from Basque maitasun "love; lovability".
MAITENA f Basque, Spanish (Latin American), Theatre
Maitena is the title of a Basque-language opera written and composed by Étienne Decrept and Charles Colin.
MALEN f Basque
Contracted form and diminutive of Madalen used as a given name in its own right.
MANEX m Basque
Of unknown origin and meaning
MARIARBEL f Basque, Medieval Basque
Basque combination of Maria and the word arbel "slate; shale".... [more]
MARIAURRA f Basque
Basque combination of Maria and the word haur, haurra "child".... [more]
MARIGORRI f Basque Mythology, Basque
Epithet for the moon.... [more]
MARTIXA f Basque
Basque form of Martina.
MARTIZA f Medieval Basque, Basque
Medieval Basque feminine form of Marti and thus a cognate of Martina. It was recorded in the 1500s.
MATALE f Basque
Basque variant of Magdalena.
MATIENA f Basque
Etymology unknown.
MATXALEN f Basque
Basque form of Magdalene.
MENDEKOSTE m Basque
Means "Pentecost" in Basque.
MIKELE f Basque
Feminine form of Mikel and variant of Mikela.
MILIA f Basque, Medieval Basque
Basque (short?) form of Emilia, first recorded in 1285.
MIRARI f Basque
Means "miracle" in Basque. It is equivalent to Alazne and Milagros.
MONIKE f Basque
Basque form of Monica.
NAHIKARI f Basque
Variant of Nahia derived from Basque nahikari "wish; desire; sympathy, affection; pleasure".
NAROA f Basque
Derived from Basque naro "abundant; fertile".
NATALE f Basque
Basque form of Nathalie.
NESKATO f Basque (Rare)
Ancient Basque feminine name that was found on inscriptions in the Basque region of France dating back to the 1st and 2nd centuries.
NINBE f Basque
Basque form of Ninfa.
OIHAN m Basque
Means "forest" in Basque.
OIHANE f Basque
Derived from Basque oihan, "forest" or "wood".
OINATZ m Basque
Means "footprint" in Basque.
OINAZE f Basque
Derived from Basqur oinaze, which means "pain, suffering".
OITIA f Basque
Etymology unknown.
OKTABIO m Basque
Basque form of Octavius.
OLAIA f Basque, Galician
Basque form and Galician variant of Olalla.
OLATZ f Basque
From the name of a sanctuary dedicated to the Virgin Mary, located in Azpeitia, Spain, which is of unknown meaning. It dates to the 13th century and was visited by Saint Ignatius.
ONINTZA f Basque, Theatre
This name was used on a character in Jose Olaizoal's opera Oleskari zaharra.
OREKA f Basque (Rare)
Derived from Basque oreka "balance; equilibrium".
OSTATXU f Basque (Rare)
Basque cognate of Belén.
OTATZA f Basque (Rare)
Derived from Basque ote "gorse; furze" and the suffix -tza.
OTAZA f Basque
Etymology unknown.
OTILLE f Basque (Modern, Rare)
Coined by Sabino Arana Goiri and Koldo Elizalde as a Basque form of Ottilie.
OTSANDA f Medieval Basque, Basque (Rare)
Medieval Basque feminine form of Otsando. It coincides with the Basque word otsanda "she-wolf".
OTSANDO m Medieval Basque, Basque (Rare)
Basque name of uncertain origin and meaning. Current theories include a derivation from either Basque otzan "tame" or Basque otso "wolf".
OTSOKO m Basque
Means "wolves" in Basque.
PANTXIKA f Occitan, Basque (Rare)
Basque and Occitan form of Françoise or Francesca.
PANTXIKE f Basque
Variant of Pantxika.
PANTXO m Basque
Basque form of Pancho.
PATRIKE f Basque (Modern, Rare)
Coined by Sabino Arana Goiri and Koldo Elizalde as a Basque form of Patricia.
PAULI f Basque
Feminine form of Paulin.
PAULIN m Basque
Basque form of Paul.
PAXKAL m Basque
Basque form of Pascal.
PELAIO m Basque (Rare)
Basque form of Pelagius.
PELE f Basque
Basque form of Felizia.
PELLO m Basque
Basque form of Peter.
PERITZA f Basque, Medieval Basque
One of the medieval Basque variants of Petra.... [more]
PIARRES m Basque
Basque form of Pierre.
PIJE f Basque
Basque form of Pia.
POLENTZE f Basque
Basque form of Florence.
PRUDENTZIA f Basque (Rare)
One of the Basque forms of Prudentia.
SABIN m Romanian, Basque, English (Rare), Polish (Rare), French (Rare)
English, Romanian, Basque, French and Polish form of Sabinus.
SAIOA f Basque
From Saioa, the name of a mountain located in Navarre, Spain.
SALBATORE m Basque
Basque form of Salvador.
SANDORA f Basque (Rare)
Feminine form of Sanduru, derived from Basque saindu/santu "saint".... [more]
SANDURU m Basque
Basque form of Santos.
SAUSTIN m Basque, Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque form of Sebastian.
SEBERINO m Basque
Basque form of Severinus.
SILBANE f Basque (Rare)
Basque feminine form of Silvano.
SILBIA f Basque
Basque form of Sylvia.
SIMAKO m Basque
Basque form of Symmachus.
SOKORRI f Basque (Rare)
Basque equivalent of Socorro.
SORKUNDE f Basque
Basque equivalent of Concepción.
SOROSPEN f Basque
Basque equivalent of Spanish Socorro.
STEBEN m Basque
Basque form of Stephen.
SUA f Basque, Basque Mythology
Derived from Basque su "fire".... [more]
TIRTSA f Basque
Basque feminine form of the Ancient Roman name Thyrsus, most likely given in reference to Saint Thyrsus, as well as an equivalent of Spanish Tirsa.
TOSEA f Basque
Etymology unknown.
TXABER m Basque
Variant of Xabier.
TXABI m Basque
Diminutive of Txabier and variant of Xabi.
TXABIER m Basque
Variant of Xabier.
TXORI f Basque (Rare)
Derived directly from txori, the Basque word for "bird", and the name of a Marian statue in Gares / Puente la Reina.
UDA f Basque (Rare)
From Basque uda "summer".
UDABERRI f Basque
Means "the spring season" in Basque.
UDARA f Basque (Rare)
Means "summer" in Basque.
UNAISA f Basque (Rare)
Basque equivalent of Spanish Pastora.
UNAX m Basque
This name is of unknown meaning.... [more]
URKI m Basque
Means "birch" in Basque.
XABADIN f Basque
Basque form of Sabina.
XABAT m Basque
Basque form of Salvador.
XABIERRA f Basque (Modern, Rare)
Modern feminine form of Xabier.
XANDRES m Basque
Basque form of Andrés.
XARLES m Basque
Basque form of Charles.
XEXILIA f Basque, Galician, Spanish (Rare)
Basque form and Spanish variant of Cecilia. This version is also thought to be the Celtiberian version of the name more popular among those of Celtic descent.
XIBEROA f Basque
Variant of Zuberoa.
XIBERUA f Basque
Variant of Zuberoa.
XIXILI f Basque (Rare)
Basque form of Cecilia.
YULI m Basque
Means "youthful" in Basque.
ZEDARRI f Basque
Basque form of Pilar.
ZELAI f Basque
From Basque zelai meaning "field, meadow".
ZELIA f English (Rare), Basque (Rare), Portuguese
English variant and Basque form of Celia.... [more]
ZELTZA f Basque (Rare)
Basque feminine form of the Ancient Roman masculine name Celsus.
ZERUA f Basque
Modern coinage derived from Basque zeru "sky; heavens; heaven".
ZEZILI f Basque
Basque form of Cecilia.
ZEZILLI f Basque
Variant of Zezilia.
ZIBELE f Basque
Basque form of Cybele.
ZIPIRO m Basque
Basque variant of Cyprian.
ZIPRIANO m Basque
Basque form of Cyprian.
ZIRO m Basque
Basque form of Cyrus.
ZIRTZE f Basque (Rare)
Basque form of Circe.
ZIZERON m Basque
Basque form of Cicero.
ZOHARDI f Basque (Rare)
From Basque zohardi "clear sky".
ZOILA f Spanish, Basque, Italian
Feminine form of Zoilo.
ZUBEROA f Basque
From the name of a Basque province, also called Xiberoa
ZUHAITZ m Basque
From the Basque zuhaitz meaning "oak tree".
ZUHAITZA f Basque (Modern)
Feminine name derived from Basque zuhaitz "tree", ultimately from Old Basque zur "wood" and (h)aritz "oak" (formerly a generic term for "tree").
ZUMAIA f Basque
Derived from Basque zuma meaning "wicker". It is also the name of a town in Gipuzkoa, Basque Country.
ZUMAR m Basque
Means "elm" in Basque.
ZURIA f Basque, Medieval Basque, Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Medieval Basque name derived from Basque zuri "white".... [more]
ZUTOIA f Basque
Derived from Basque zutabe "pillar". This name is considered a direct translation of Spanish Pilar.
ZUZENE f Basque
Derived from Basque zuzen "just; fair; righteous", this name is considered the Basque equivalent to French Justine and Spanish Justa.