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 Vargo 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.
Early Origins of the Vargo family
Early History of the Vargo family
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Vargo Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Vargas, Varga and others.
Early Notables of the Vargo family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Vargo family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Juan de Vargas Pizarro, who traveled with Alvarado, and accompanied Pizarro to Peru. Also of note was Bernardo de Vargas Machuca, who wrote a memoir about his military exploits in the Americas. Other members of the family who were early emigrants to Spain's colonies in the New World included Fabiá.
Contemporary Notables of the name Vargo (post 1700)
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