Abarca Name Meaning

formerly most common in the Basque country and in Aragon, this name is generally assumed to be from abarca ‘sandal’ (Basque abarka), which refers to the traditional Basque peasant sandal or moccasin made of uncured leather. In the past this word was also applied to footwear made from wooden materials, and is probably derived from Basque abar ‘branch’, ‘twig’. Some scholars, however, think that abarka is an old topographic term referring to a grove of holm oaks or kermes oaks. habitational name from the village of Abarca in the province of Palencia.

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List of People with Surname Abarca

As far as we found, there are a total of 4,515 people with the surname Abarca. Among these people surnamed Abarca, there are around 483 different names, with an average of 9 people sharing the same name. Miguel Abarca, Jose Abarca and Luis Abarca are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Abarca, with 60, 60 and 60 people respectively.

Furthermore, Our research has shown that California has the greatest number of people surnamed Abarca, with a total of 2,196 people, and there are a total of 425 different names among these people. Texas is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Abarca, with a total of 417 people and an average of 209 different names.