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Araiza Name Meaning

Basque: topographic name from ara, haran ‘valley’ + -itz, a common topographic suffix, + the article suffix -a, that is, ‘the place in the valley’. In some cases it may be a variant of Areyza, from areitz ‘oak’ (variant of (h)aritz) + the article suffix -a. Because it is somewhat unusual in terms of Spanish orthography, the latter surname may have been assimilated to the former, which is more common and more regular in form.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Ariza, Arana, Araya, Arauz, Arcila, Arvizu, Loaiza, Arriaza, Arizpe

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Araiza Family Origin

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Araiza Family Occupations

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Araiza Historical Records

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Araiza life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Araiza in 1945 was 33, and 64 in 2004.

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