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The distinguished surname Bermúdez 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.

Bermúdez Early Origins



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

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Bermúdez Spelling Variations


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Bermúdez Spelling Variations



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

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Bermúdez Early History


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Bermúdez Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bermúdez research. Another 219 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1045 and 1537 are included under the topic Early Bermúdez History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bermúdez Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bermúdez Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family twelfth century nobleman Garci Bermúdez of Toledo; Pedro Bermúdez de Trejo, fifteenth century soldier of the Reconquest; Bartolomé Bermúdez, knighted by King Charles...

Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bermúdez 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:

Bermúdez 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.)

Bermúdez Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Rodrigo Bermudez, who arrived in America in 1812
  • Antonio Bermúdez, an early conquistador who settled in Colombia and founded several cities there
  • Fco C Bermudez, aged 25, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1823
  • Francisco Bermudez, aged 60, landed in New Orleans, La in 1823
  • Ana Bermudez, who landed in Spanish Main in 1834
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bermúdez (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bermúdez (post 1700)



  • 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

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Citations


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    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    3. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    9. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    11. ...

    The Bermúdez Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bermúdez 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.

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