Bermudez History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The distinguished surname Bermudez comes from Spain, a country rich in culture and history. It is a patronymic surname that is derived from the given name Bermudo. Spanish patronymic names emerged as early as the mid-9th century and the most common patronymic suffix is ez. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. Some names are derived from the saints of the Christian Church, but many Spanish surnames are derived from personal names of Germanic origin. The Visigoths, who ruled Spain between the mid-5th and early 8th centuries had a profound impact on the development of surnames.

Early Origins of the Bermudez family

The surname Bermudez was first found in Galicia, where the Celts and the Swabians, a Germanic tribe, had settled.

Early History of the Bermudez family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bermudez research. Another 110 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1045, 1051, 1001, 1042, 1585, 1655, 1530, 1599, 1570, 1505, 1495, 1519, 1558, 1605 and 1537 are included under the topic Early Bermudez History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Bermudez Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Bermúdez, Bermudez, Bermudes, Bermúdiz, Bermudiz, Bermudo, Bermúndez, Bermundez, Vermúdez, Vermudez, Vermudo, Vermúndez and many more.

Early Notables of the Bermudez family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the family Fernando Bermúdez (died c. 978), the second Count of Cea, was the son of Bermudo Núñez and his wife Argilo, Cristina Bermúdez (c. 982-1051), was an infanta of León, daughter of King Bermudo II and his first wife Queen Velasquita Ramírez. Ordoño Bermúdez or Ordoño Vermúdez ( fl. 1001-1042) was one of the sons that King Bermudo II of León had out of wedlock. Francisco Bermúdez de Pedraza (1585-1655) was a Spanish writer, jurist and historian. Jerónimo Bermúdez de Castro (1530-1599) was a playwright of the Spanish Golden Age. Juan de Bermúdez (died 1570) was a Spanish...
Another 102 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bermudez Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Bermudez Ranking

In the United States, the name Bermudez is the 1,939th most popular surname with an estimated 17,409 people with that name. [1]


United States Bermudez migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bermudez Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
  • Baltasar Bermúdez, who voyaged to the New World with Diego Velázquez, and Rodrigo Bermudez, who arrived in America in 1512
  • Juan Bermúdez, who named the islands of Bermuda when he claimed them for Spain after being shipwrecked there in 1522
  • Ana Bermúdez, who arrived in Spanish Main in 1534
  • Antonio Bermúdez, who arrived in Cartagena in 1534
  • Antonio Bermúdez, who arrived in New Spain in 1535
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Bermudez Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Rodrigo Bermudez, who arrived in America in 1812 [2]
  • Antonio Bermúdez, an early conquistador who settled in Colombia and founded several cities there
  • Fco C Bermudez, aged 25, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1823 [2]
  • Francisco Bermudez, aged 60, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1823 [2]
  • Ana Bermudez, who landed in Spanish Main in 1834 [2]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Bermudez (post 1700) +

  • Lía Bermúdez (1930-2021), Venezuelan sculptor, born in Caracas
  • Jorge Bermúdez, Argentine painter
  • Ricardo J Bermúdez, Panamanian poet and politician
  • Wáshington P Bermúdez, Uruguayan poet and humorist
  • Francisco Plata Bermudez (b. 1915), Colombian lawyer and politician
  • Francisco Morales Bermúdez (b. 1921), former Prime Minister of Peru


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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