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Basque Names

Basque baby names are becoming somewhat better known in the US, as Basque names reach prominence on the Spanish popularity list and celebrities with Basque names such as footballer Iker Casillas find international fame.


If you're interested in exploring Basque names for your baby, here is a complete list.The top names below rank among the current US Top 1000 Baby Names and are ordered by popularity.Unique names rank below the Top 1000 and are listed alphabetically.
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Top Basque Names

  • Xavier

    Xavier originated is use as a given name after Saint Francis Xavier, cofounder of the Jesuit order, who got his name from the Spanish-Basque village where he was born. His birthplace was Javier,... Read More 

  • Amaya

    The Spanish form of Amaya is both a given name and a surname, originating from the Spanish mountain and village of Amaya. In this context it means “mother city” or “the capital.” Amaya can also be... Read More 

  • Iker

    Long an extremely popular name in Spain, Iker (usually pronounced EE-kuhr in the English speaking world) is the rare Basque name that's starting... Read More 

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