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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.

Huergo Early Origins



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 provinces.

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Huergo Spelling Variations


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Huergo Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Huerto, Huerta, Huergo, Huertas and others.

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Huergo Early History


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Huergo Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Huergo research. Another 141 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1694, 1700 and 1773 are included under the topic Early Huergo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Huergo Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Huergo Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Huergo 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 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.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    6. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. 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.
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    The Huergo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Huergo 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.

    This page was last modified on 18 January 2013 at 14:57.

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