The surname Borrego is of local origin, being one of those surnames based on the name of a place where a man once lived or where he once owned land. The Spanish word "borrego" means "lamb," and the toponym may have indicated a place where lambs grazed.
Early Origins of the Borrego family
The surname Borrego was first found in the kingdom of Galicia, in the northwestern region of the Iberian peninsula.
Early History of the Borrego family
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Borrego Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Borrega, Borregos, Boregas, Borrégo and others.
Early Notables of the Borrego family (pre 1700)
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^ 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)