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The surname Verge was first found in Brittany, originally Armorica in ancient times, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Dol and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Verger, Vergé, Vergier, Duverger, Duvergier, Duvergié, Duvergé, Vergié, Duvergey, Vergey, Vergès, Bergès, Bergez, Vergez, Verges, Vergeur, Vergiers, Desvergiers, Vergèzes and many more.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Verge research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1666 and 1818 are included under the topic Early Verge History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Verge Settlers in United States in the 18th Century


  • Mr. DeLa Verge, who arrived in Louisiana in 1718
  • Joseph Verge settled in Boston in 1755

Verge Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century


  • Joseph Verge and his wife Mary Blewett Verge, who went to Nova Scotia sometime between 1755 and 1800

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  • Walter L. Verge, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1912
  • Bill Verge, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1994


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  1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  6. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
  7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  10. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
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The Verge Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Verge Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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