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The surname Abrego, comes from the Portuguese word "abrego," derived in turn from the Latin "africus," which stood for the southwest wind which blew from Africa.

Abrego Early Origins



The surname Abrego was first found in the region of Asturias.

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Abrego Spelling Variations


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Abrego Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Abregos, Abrego, Abrebo, Abrebos and others.

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Abrego Early History


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Abrego Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Abrego research. Another 175 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 114 and 1144 are included under the topic Early Abrego History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Abrego Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Abrego Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Abrego Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Abrego Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Rodrigo de Abrego, who settled in Peru in 1534
  • Beatriz de Abrego, who landed in New Spain in 1561
  • Diego de Abrego, who immigrated with his wife and family to Peru in 1567
  • Francisco de Abrego, who sailed to the Spanish Main in 1569
  • Gonzalo de Abrego, who arrived in Peru in 1582

Abrego Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Rodrigo De Abrego, who arrived in Peru in 1834

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Contemporary Notables of the name Abrego (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Abrego (post 1700)



  • Johnny Ray Abrego (b. 1962), American former starting pitcher in Major League Baseball for the Chicago Cubs
  • Anyolí Ábrego (b. 1987), Panamanian model
  • Fidel Abrego, Mexican actor

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    2. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Abrego Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Abrego 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.

    This page was last modified on 17 December 2014 at 14:06.

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