The distinguished surname Vermúdez 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 Vermúdez family
The surname Vermúdez was first found in Galicia
, where the Celts
and the Swabians, a Germanic tribe, had settled.
Early History of the Vermúdez family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vermúdez research.Another 219 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1045 and 1537 are included under the topic Early Vermúdez History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Vermúdez 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 Vermúdez family (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 Vermúdez Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Vermúdez family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Juan Bermúdez, who named the islands of Bermuda when he claimed them for Spain
after being shipwrecked there in 1522. Also of note was Antonio Bermú.