Maria Aguirre

Etxarri-Aranatz, Navarre, Spain

The Life of Maria

When Maria Aguirre was christened on 15 September 1682, in Etxarri-Aranatz, Navarre, Spain, her father, Gregorio Aguirre Artieda, was 46 and her mother, Catalina Galarza, was 40. She married Miguel Echarri on 9 May 1706, in Etxarri-Aranatz, Navarre, Spain. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters.

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Maria Aguirre
Miguel Echarri
Marriage: 9 May 1706
Maria Cruz Echarri
Maria Concepcio Echarri
Ana Maria Echarri
Maria Echarri
Catalina Echarri
Pedro Echarri
Maria Francisca Echarri

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9 May 1706
Etxarri-Aranatz, Navarre, Spain


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World Events (3)

1702 · War of Succession

Bourbon dynasty takes Spanish throne. The Bourbons came from France, settling and modernize Spain's government and military.

The War of the Spanish Succession ended when Spain lost all of its European empire.

Spain lost Florida to the United Kingdom.

Name Meaning

Spanish form of Basque Agirre, a topographic name from Basque ager, agir ‘open space’, ‘pasture’. This is found as the first element of several place names, reflected in surnames such as Aguirrezabal(a) ‘broad open space’; the modern surname may be a shortening of any of these.

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

Sources (3)

  • Maria de Aguirre, "Spain Baptisms, 1502-1940"
  • Maria de Aguirre in entry for Maria Francisca de Echarri, "Spain Baptisms, 1502-1940"
  • Maria de Aguirre in entry for Pedro de Echarri, "Spain Baptisms, 1502-1940"

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