The original bearer of the name Bergara, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. In Spain, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The name Bergara is the Spanish form of the Basque name Bergara, which is a habitation name from numerous places so named in the provinces of Guipuzcoa and Navarre.
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Prominent among members of the family were sixteenth century Spanish architect, sculptor and painter Nicolás de Vergara; eighteenth century Spanish sculptors Ignacio and Francisco Vergara; eighteenth century Spanish painter José Vergara; nineteenth... Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bergara Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.