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The original bearer of the name Varga, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. In Spain, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The name Varga is a topographical name that was originally derived from the Spanish word varga, which is a dialectical word used in the northern part of the Iberian Peninsula for hut, slope or a fenced pasture land which becomes waterlogged in winter.

Varga Early Origins



The surname Varga was first found in Cantabria, in north-central Spain.

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Varga Spelling Variations


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Varga Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vargas, Varga and others.

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Varga Early History


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Varga Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Varga research. Another 147 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1606, 1656, 1643, 1704, 1691, 1697, 1697 and 1703 are included under the topic Early Varga History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Varga Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Varga Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family was Garci de Vargas, legendary 13th century knight of the Reconquest, who accompanied King Ferdinand III during the taking of Seville; Francisco Vargas, advisor to Queen Isabella; Luis de Vargas, 16th century Spanish painter; Urban de Vargas (1606-1656), a Spanish baroque composer; Francisco Vargas Mejía...

Another 64 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Varga 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 were:

Varga Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Manuel R Varga, aged 27, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Santa Rosalia" from Buenos Aires Via Barbados [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67Z-NWP : 6 December 2014), Manuel R Varga, 06 Nov 1919; citing departure port Buenos Aires Via Barbados, arrival port New York, ship name Santa Rosalia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Stuseja Varga, aged 18, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Roman Prince" from Havre, France [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J64C-Q6F : 6 December 2014), Stuseja Varga, 24 Sep 1919; citing departure port Havre, France, arrival port New York, ship name Roman Prince, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Maria Varga, aged 29, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Nieuw Amsterdam" from Boulogne-Sur-Mer, France [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6H3-43K : 6 December 2014), Maria Varga, 07 Sep 1920; citing departure port Boulogne-Sur-Mer, arrival port New York, ship name Nieuw Amsterdam, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Varga (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Varga (post 1700)



  • Melinda Varga (b. 1977), Australian reality TV personality
  • Gabriel Varga (b. 1985), Canadian kickboxer
  • Dániel Varga (b. 1983), Hungarian water polo player
  • Dacian Serban Varga (b. 1984), Romanian footballer
  • Ádám Varga (b. 1999), Hungarian footballer

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Varga Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67Z-NWP : 6 December 2014), Manuel R Varga, 06 Nov 1919; citing departure port Buenos Aires Via Barbados, arrival port New York, ship name Santa Rosalia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J64C-Q6F : 6 December 2014), Stuseja Varga, 24 Sep 1919; citing departure port Havre, France, arrival port New York, ship name Roman Prince, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6H3-43K : 6 December 2014), Maria Varga, 07 Sep 1920; citing departure port Boulogne-Sur-Mer, arrival port New York, ship name Nieuw Amsterdam, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  2. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
  3. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  8. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
  9. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
  10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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The Varga Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Varga 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.

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