The distinguished Spanish surname Huergo is widespread in Spain
. It is probably of local
origin, deriving from a place name in an agricultural community. The surname Huergo means "garden, or irrigated land" in Spanish, and was probably adopted as a surname by people who lived near a garden or an area of cultivated land.
Early Origins of the Huergo family
The surname Huergo was first found in different Regions of Spain
. Early records show that the Huergo family surname was present in Aragon
, in the Basque
regions and in Castile
. One of the oldest families of this name came from the town of Laguardia, in Alava, one of the northern Basque
Early History of the Huergo family
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Huergo Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Huergo family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Huergo family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Francisco DeLe Huerta who immigrated to Cartagena in 1534; Juan De Huerta who arrived in Dominican Republic in 1564; and Catalina De Huerta who came to New Spain
in 1577. Later settlers included Miguel DeLa Huerta who came to New Orleans in 1829.