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The noble surname Puga is of Spanish descent and appears to be of toponymic origin, derived from the place name where the original bearer first lived or owned land. The family Puga take their surname from the Tower of Puga which is located in Puga.

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The surname Puga was first found in the northwestern region of Galicia, near the city of Orense.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Pugas, Pugo and others.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Puga research. Another 183 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1602, 1648 and 1679 are included under the topic Early Puga History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492. Dentro de estos nombres de...

Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Puga Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Puga Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Manl De Puga, aged 34, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1822
  • Jose Puga, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1860
  • Francisco De Puga, who landed in New Spain in 1876

Puga Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Alfons Puga, aged 45, who landed in America from Algseiras, Spain, in 1907
  • Antoni Puga, aged 40, who landed in America from Madrid, Spain, in 1916
  • Concepcion Puga, aged 60, who settled in America from Madrid, Spain, in 1916
  • Cubiero Puga, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States from Comna, Spain, in 1916
  • Francisca Puga, aged 30, who emigrated to the United States from Madrid, Spain, in 1916
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  • General Arturo Puga Osorio (1879-1970), Chilean military officer and Chairman of Government Junta in 1932
  • Maria Luisa Puga (1944-2004), Mexican writer, winner of the Xavier Villaurrutia Award for her 1983 novel Pánico o peligro
  • Berta Puga Martínez (1909-2007), twice First Lady of Colombia
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    Other References

    1. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. 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.
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