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.
Early Origins of the Bergara family
The surname Bergara was first found in the Basque
region of Spain
, near Bilbao.
Early History of the Bergara family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bergara research.Another 88 words (6 lines of text) covering the year 1352 is included under the topic Early Bergara History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Bergara Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Bergara family (pre 1700)
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.
Migration of the Bergara family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Bergara Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
- Matías de Bergara, to Colombia in 1565