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