Basque Genealogy

NABO receives regular inquires regarding Basque genealogy (surnames, heraldry) and while we do not have a regular service to assist with this, fortunately there are some useful online resources out there for researching. 


Catholic church records from the provinces of Araba, Bizkaia & Gipuzkoa

Antzinako: Databases, links and full text journal about genealogy research in peninsular Basque Country (eu en es fr)

Basque Surnames: Origins of more than 6,500 surnames. Based in the work done by Koldo Mitxelena (eu es)

Euskal Abizenak: Journal about Basque genealogy and heraldry. Searching options, links, resources. (es)

Buber - Surnames: Done by Xabier Ormaetxea and Susan Ybarra (en)

Badator: Birth, Death and Marriage registrations in the Diocesans archives of Bizkaia, Araba and Gipuzkoa (es)

The archives of emigration agent Guillaume Apheça (1828-1919)

Gen&O: Généalogie et Origines en Pyrénées-Atlantiques

Professional Assistance

The Basque Branch Genealogical Services

The Basque Genealogy Homepage

Basque Heraldry - Blason Taller de heraldica



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