Magdalena Arbizu

18 July 1750–30 October 1783
Etxarri Aranatz, Navarre, Spain

The Life of Magdalena

When Magdalena Arbizu was christened on 18 July 1750, in Etxarri Aranatz, Navarre, Spain, her father, Juanes Arbizu de Ygoa, was 50 and her mother, Maria Francisca Artieda Armendariz, was 39. She married Barholome Araña on 1 February 1774, in Etxarri Aranatz, Navarre, Spain. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 30 October 1783, in her hometown, at the age of 33.

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Family Time Line

Barholome Araña
Magdalena Arbizu
Marriage: 1 February 1774
Miguel Esteban Araña

Spouse and Children

1 February 1774
Etxarri Aranatz, Navarre, Spain


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+2 More Children

World Events (1)


Spain lost Florida to the United Kingdom.

Name Meaning

Basque: variant of Arbizu, a habitational name from a place in Navarre named Arbizu, from Basque arbizu ‘turnip field’, from (h)arbi ‘turnip’ + the suffix -zu ‘abundance of’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Magdalena de Arvizu en el registro de Miguel Esteban de Arana de Arvizu, "España, bautismos, 1502-1940"
  • Magdalena de Arvizu, "España, bautismos, 1502-1940"
  • Magdalena de Arbizu en el registro de Bartholome de Arana, "España, matrimonios, 1565-1950"

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