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The distinguished surname Benegas has its origins in the south of the Iberian peninsula. The surname Benegas is derived from the personal name of the father of the original bearer. In this case, the surname is derived from the personal name Egas, and thus signifies "son or descendant of Egas."

Benegas Early Origins



The surname Benegas was first found in areas throughout the kingdom of Andalusia. Early records have shown that the surname Benegas may have also originated in Portugal.

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Benegas Spelling Variations


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Benegas Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Venegas, Benegas, Viegas and others.

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Benegas Early History


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Benegas Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Benegas research. Another 85 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1553, 1599, 1576, 1624 and 1730 are included under the topic Early Benegas History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Benegas Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Benegas Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 129 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Benegas 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:

Benegas Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Juan Benegas, who landed in New Spain in 1835
  • Manuel Benegas, aged 29, landed in Puerto Rico in 1872

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Contemporary Notables of the name Benegas (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Benegas (post 1700)



  • Tony Benegas, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 2008
  • José María "Txiki" Benegas Haddad (1948-2015), Spanish politician for the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE)

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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. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. 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.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    6. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    7. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    9. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    11. ...

    The Benegas Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Benegas 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 1 December 2015 at 14:58.

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