Basque names: Bixente, Elaia, Patxi, Betixa and Maïalen

Basque names: Bixente, Elaia, Patxi, Betixa and Maïalen

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Originally from the Basque country or just love this beautiful region, you think give your baby a Basque name? Discover our selection. Bixente, Elaia, Patxi, Betixa, Maïalen: origin, meaning, date of celebration, derivatives ... all about these Basque names.

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  • Male first name.
  • Basque form of the first name Vincent, from the Latin vincens, past participle of the verb vincere, to overcome.
  • The football player Bixente Lizarazu has largely helped to make known this beautiful name. For his children, he also chose Basque names since he is a father of a small Uhaina (meaning vague) and a small Tximista (lightning).
  • His party : January 22 with Vincent the Deacon, Spanish saint, or September 27 with St. Vincent de Paul.
  • Its derivatives: Bikenti, Bizen, Bizente.


  • Female first name.
  • In Basque, elaia means swallow, pretty evocation of the return of spring.
  • His party : no known holiday date. Why not every year on the first day of spring?
  • Its derivative: Enara.

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