The surname Abrigo, comes from the Portuguese word "abrego," derived in turn from the Latin "africus," which stood for the southwest wind which blew from Africa.
The surname Abrigo was first found in the region of Asturias.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: 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.