Gender: Female Pronunciation: ah-rahn-cha Meaning of Arantxa: "thornbush" Origin of Arantxa: Basque

Arantxa Origin and Meaning

The name Arantxa is a girl's name of Basque origin meaning "thornbush".

Basque names, indeed the entire Basque language, are unrelated to any other. Arantxa is a diminutive of Arantzazu. This obscure choice was made known by tennis player Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario.

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FractalShadow Says:


ah-rahn-cha was my first instinct, so maybe it wouldn't be so hard to pronounce.

Zelliew Says:


I think your variation is easier to pronounce

flora_kate Says:


The pronunciation is tricky, but it is visually appealing.

TheClockworkPrincess Says:


Arantza is another version of this name. That's how my friend spells it. But her name is pronounced uh-ron-zuh.