Puga History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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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.
Early Origins of the Puga family
The surname Puga was first found in the northwestern region of Galicia, near the city of Orense.
Early History of the Puga family
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Puga Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Pugas, Pugo and others.
Early Notables of the Puga family (pre 1700)
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...
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In the United States, the name Puga is the 6,064th most popular surname with an estimated 4,974 people with that name. 
| Puga migration to the United States ||+|
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Puga Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Manl De Puga, aged 34, who 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 immigrated to the United States from Comna, Spain, in 1916
- Francisca Puga, aged 30, who immigrated to the United States from Madrid, Spain, in 1916
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|Contemporary Notables of the name Puga (post 1700) ||+|
- 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
- Juan Puga Mendiburu (b. 1898), Chilean doctor
- Eugenio Puga Fischer (b. 1895), professor and economist in Chile
- "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?". NameCensus.com, https://namecensus.com/last-names/
- Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)