Medieval Basque Submitted Names

These names were used by medieval Basque speakers.
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AITA m Medieval Basque
Derived from Basque aita "father". It appears in this spelling as a given name in the 10th-11th centuries.
AIZA f Basque (Rare), Medieval Basque
Feminine form of Aizo, first recorded in Leire in 1127. Its (rare) modern usage might occasionally be influenced by the surname Aiza, meaning "cliff" or "rock" in Basque.
AIZETI f Basque, Medieval Basque
Old Basque name of unknown meaning. It was documented in Navarre in 1141.
ALABA f Medieval Basque
Means "daughter" in Medieval Basque. It was documented from the 12th century onwards.
ALAMANA f Medieval Basque, Gascon
Medieval Basque and Gascon feminine form of Alaman.
ALBAR m Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque form of Albert.
ALDONTZA f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque name of unknown meaning. It was recorded in 1175.
ALONTSA f Medieval Basque
Basque feminine form of Alfontso recorded between the 15th and 16th centuries.
ALUERTA f Medieval Basque
Possibly a feminine form of Albar.
AMIK m Medieval Basque
Derived from Latin amicus "friend" (compare Amicus and Amic).
AMOREA f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque name derived from Latin amor "love", recorded in Navarre in the 1300s.
AMOROSA f Spanish (Rare), Medieval Basque
As a Spanish name, Amorosa is derived from Spanish amoroso, amorosa "loving; caring; affectionate". ... [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.
ANAIA m Medieval Basque
Derived from Basque anai "brother". As a given name, it was recorded between the 11th and 12th centuries.
ANDREONA f Medieval Basque
Derived from Basque andere "lady" and on "good".
ANDRESA f Medieval Basque, Portuguese (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Medieval Basque feminine form of Andres as well as a Portuguese variant of Andressa.
ANDRUMEA f Medieval Basque
Derived from Basque andere "lady" and ume "child".
ANER m Gascon, Medieval Basque
Gascon and Medieval Basque form of Asenarius.
ANGLESA f Medieval Basque, Medieval Catalan
Medieval Basque name of uncertain origin and meaning that was first recorded in Pamplona in 1227 as well as in 12th-century Catalonia.... [more]
ANTSA f Medieval Basque
Medieval feminine form of masculine Antso.... [more]
ANTSO m Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque form of Sanctius and Sancho.
APALA f Medieval Basque
Derived from Basque apal "humble".... [more]
ARBELA f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque name linked to Mariarbel.... [more]
ARIXEN f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque feminine name of unknown origin and meaning. It was first recorded in Pamplona in the 1200s.
ARIZ m Medieval Basque
Of uncertain origin and meaning. Current theories include a Basque form of Felix and a derivation from Basque aritz "oak".
ARIZIA f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque name of uncertain origin and meaning, even though it might be a feminine form of Ariz. It was first recorded in Navarre in 1274.
ASONA f Medieval Basque
This was the name of a daughter of the king of Pamplona who married Muza in 802.
ATARESA f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque variant of Theresa, first recorded in Leire in 1071.... [more]
AULLI f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque name that was recorded several times all over the Basque country in the 1500s.... [more]
AURIOL m Medieval Basque
Derived from Latin aurea "golden".
AURIOLA f Medieval Basque
Feminine form of Auriol, first recorded in Leire in 1111.
AZNAR m Medieval Basque
From old Basque azenar(i), azenari ("fox", modern azeri).
BALTZ m Medieval Basque
Derived from Basque baltz "black".
BALTZA f Medieval Basque
Feminine form of Baltz.
BAZKOARA f Medieval Basque
Feminine form of Bazkoare.
BAZKOARE m Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque form of Pascal.
BEILA m Medieval Basque
Basque form of the Visigothic name Vigila. It might possibly also be influenced by Basque bela "crow".
BELASCO m Medieval Basque
Of uncertain origin and meaning. One current theory condsiders this name a diminutive of Beila.
BELASCUZA f Medieval Basque
Feminine form of Belasco.
BELATZ m Medieval Basque
Derived from Basque belatz "sparrowhawk".
BELITA f Spanish (Rare), Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque name of uncertain origin and meaning. It was first recorded in Artaxoa (in the Navarre area) in 1330.
BELTSO m Medieval Basque
Of uncertain origin and meaning. One current theory, however, connects this name to Basque beltxo, a diminutive of beltz / baltz "black".
BETIXA f Basque (Archaic), Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque name that was recorded from the 13th century onwards.... [more]
BITA f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque feminine name first recorded in 1033.
CHARAN m Medieval Basque (Latinized)
Latinized form of Basque Txaran.
CHOPEIZA f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque name recorded in the 1500s.
DOLTZA f Medieval Basque, Medieval Jewish
Medieval Basque form of Dulce and medieval Jewish variant of Toltsa and Toltse. In the Basque country, it was recorded from 1344 onwards, as a Jewish name, it was recorded from the 12th century onwards.
DOMEKA f Basque, Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque form of Dominica.
DOMENGA f Medieval Spanish, Medieval Basque
Medieval Spanish and Medieval Basque form of Dominica.
DOMICU m Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque form of Dominicus, recorded between the 12th and 14th centuries.
DOMICUSSA f Medieval Basque
Feminine form of Domicu.
DOTA f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque name of uncertain origin and meaning, first recorded in the 1400s.
EDERRA f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque form of Ederne, first recorded in Navarre in 1036.
ELBIRA f Medieval Basque
Basque form of Elvira.
ELDUARA f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque name recorded in Valpuesta in 864.
EMAZTEONA f Medieval Basque
Derived from Basque emazte "wife" and on "good".
EMIRI m Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque form of Emilio.
ENDERA f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque name of uncertain origin and meaning. It was recorded from the 1300s onwards.
ENEDINA f Basque, English, Spanish, Basque Mythology, Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque name, documented in Navarre.... [more]
ENEKA f Medieval Basque, Basque
Medieval Basque variant of Oneka and feminine form of Eneko.... [more]
ERMESENDA f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque name first recorded in Leire in 1109. It is likely a variant of Germanic Ermesind.
ERRAFAILA f Medieval Basque, Basque Mythology
Medieval Basque name of unknown origin and meaning.... [more]
ESTEBENIA f Basque, Medieval Basque
Feminine form of Estebe and older form of Estefania that has been recorded in the Basque Country from 1358 onwards.
FRANTZESA f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque variant of Frantziska, recorded from 1295 onwards.
GAILA f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque feminine form of Gailo. It was recorded from the 11th century onwards.
GAMITZA f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque name of uncertain origin and meaning. It was first recorded in 1018.
GAZTE f Medieval Basque
Derived from Basque gazte "young".
GILLEN m Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque form of William.
GIZON m Medieval Basque
Derived from Basque gizon "man".
GOGOR m Medieval Basque
Derived from Basque gogor "hard".
GUTIA f Medieval Basque
Derived from Basque guti "little".
ILURDO m Medieval Basque
Of uncertain origin and meaning. A current theory, however, derives this name from Basque elur "snow" and urde "swine; boar".
IUXTA f Medieval Basque
Basque form of Justa.
JAUNTI m Medieval Basque
Derived from Basque jaun "lord; mister".
JOANITZA f Medieval Basque
Feminine form of Joan, the Basque form of John. This name was recorded in the 16th century.
JUNE f Basque (Modern), Medieval Basque
Medievel Basque name of unknown origin and meaning which was recorded from the 12th century onwards.... [more]
KATELINA f Medieval Basque
Basque adaption of Cateline.
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]
KOMETITZA f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque name of uncertain origin and meaning. It was first recorded in Pamplona in 1074. It might possibly be related to Comitessa.
KONTESA f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque name recorded in Pamplona in 1322. It is likely a cognate of Contessa.
LANDER m Basque, Medieval Basque
Of debated origin and meaning.... [more]
LEGUNTIA f Medieval Basque
Of uncertain origin and meaning. One theory, however, considers this name a Basque form of Leodegundia.
LEIORE f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque form of Leire.
LOBA f Medieval Basque
Feminine form of Lope.
LOXA f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque name of uncertain origin and meaning.
LUKADIA f Basque (Rare), Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque variant of Leocadia, first recorded in Valpuesta in 1053.
MALDEA f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque name of uncertain origin and meaning. It was first recorded in the area around Álava in the 11th century.
MANTZIA f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque name, first recorded in Leire in 1064.
MARIARBEL f Basque, Medieval Basque
Basque combination of Maria and the word arbel "slate; shale".... [more]
MARKESA f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque name of uncertain origin and meaning, although it is generally treated as both a feminine form of Marko (the Basque form of Marcus) and an equivalent of medieval Spanish Marquessa... [more]
MARTIZA f Medieval Basque, Basque
Medieval Basque feminine form of Marti and thus a cognate of Martina. It was recorded in the 1500s.
MENCIA f Medieval Spanish, Medieval Basque
Of uncertain origin and meaning. Current theories include a derivation from Gallo-Latin Mincius, which itself may be contracted from Minicius or Minucius, or a variant of Minthius.
MILIA f Basque, Medieval Basque
Basque (short?) form of Emilia, first recorded in 1285.
MILIAN m Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque form of Emilian.
MUNIA f Medieval Basque
Feminine form of Munio. The wife of Sancho el Mayor answered to this name.
NABAR m Medieval Basque
Of uncertain origin and meaning. Current theories include a derivation from the place name Navarre and a derivation from Basque nabar "multicolored".
NABARRA f Medieval Basque
Feminine form of Nabar.
ONEKA f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque feminine form of Eneko.... [more]
ORBITA f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque name of uncertain origin and meaning.... [more]
ORTA f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque name, first documented in 1276.... [more]
ORTI m Medieval Basque
Derived from either Fortunius or Fortis.
ORTISSA f Medieval Basque (Latinized)
Medieval Basque feminine form of Orti, recorded in the 13th century.
OSABA m Medieval Basque
Derived from Basque osaba "uncle". As a given name, Osaba was recorded from the 10th century onwards.
OSANA f Medieval Basque
Of uncertain origin and meaning. Current theories include a derivation from Basque otzan "tame" or a derivation from Basque otso "wolf".
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".
PAULE m Medieval Basque
Basque form of Paul.
PERITZA f Basque, Medieval Basque
One of the medieval Basque variants of Petra.... [more]
PETRUSSA f Medieval Basque
Feminine form of Petrus.
SANTSOL m Medieval Basque
Of uncertain origin and meaning. Current theories include an assimilation of San Zoilo.
SANTXA f Medieval Basque
Basque adoption of Sanctia (compare Sancha).
SANTXO m Medieval Basque
Basque form of Sancho.
SAUSTIN m Basque, Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque form of Sebastian.
SAUSTITZA f Medieval Basque
Feminine form of Saustin.
SEBASTIE m Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque variant of Sebastian.
SEME m Medieval Basque
Derived from Basque seme "son". It was recorded as a given name in the 13th and 14th centuries.
SEMENA f Medieval Basque
Feminine form of both Seme and Semeno.
SEMENO m Medieval Basque
Of debated origin and meaning. While some modern-day academics consider this name a variant of Seme, other theorize a derivation from Simon (compare Ximeno).
SEMERA f Medieval Basque
Variant of Semena, recorded in the 12th century.
TALESIA f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque form of Adelheid.
TODA f Medieval Basque, Medieval Spanish, Medieval Portuguese
A famous bearer of this name is Queen Toda of Navarre.
TOTA f Medieval Basque
Basque form of the Spanish Toda. A famous holder of this name was Queen Consort Tota Aznar of Pamplona.
TXARAN m Medieval Basque
Derived from Basque txaran "blackthorn".
URDIN m Medieval Basque
Derived from Basque urdin "blue".
URRACA f Medieval Spanish, Medieval Basque
Derived from Spanish urraca "magpie", ultimately from Latin furax "thievish". Several medieval queens of Navarre bore this name.
XURDANA f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque form of Jurdana.
YENEGA f Medieval Basque
Early form of Iñiga.
YGNESA f Medieval Basque
Early Basque variant of Agnes.
ZEITA f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque name recorded in the 12th century.
ZILAR m Medieval Basque
Derived from Basque zilar "silver".
ZITA f Medieval Basque
Feminine form of Ziti.
ZITI m Medieval Basque
Basque form of Cid (see Ceti).
ZULEMA f Spanish, Medieval Basque, Catalan (Rare)
Possibly a Spanish feminine form of Suleiman. This name was borne by Argentine actress Zulema "Zully" Moreno (1920-1999). It was also in use in the Basque Country during the Middle Ages where it was recorded from the 1200s onwards.
ZURIA f Basque, Medieval Basque, Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Medieval Basque name derived from Basque zuri "white".... [more]