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Vega Early Origins



The surname Vega was first found in Castile, in north central Spain.

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Vega Spelling Variations


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Vega Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vega, Vegas, Las Vegas, de la Vega, del la Vega and others.

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Vega Early History


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Vega Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vega research. Another 422 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1503, 1535, 1557, 1562, 1616, 1635, 1776, and 1848 are included under the topic Early Vega History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vega Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vega Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vega 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:

Vega Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Andres De Vega who came to Florida in 1538
  • Melchor De Vega to traveled to Mexico in 1552 with his wife and child
  • Joseph De Vega who arrived in Peru in 1582

Vega Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Rice Vega, who arrived in Jamaica in 1745

Vega Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Garcia DeLa Vega, who landed in America in 1811
  • Gonzalo De Vega, who arrived in America in 1813
  • Alonso De Vega, who arrived in America in 1814
  • Maria DelCarmen Vega, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1816
  • Martin DeLa Vega, who arrived in America in 1817
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Vega Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Benedetto Vega, aged 35, arrived in South Carolina in 1904
  • Adrian Vega, aged 31, who emigrated to the United States from Valladolish, Spain, in 1904
  • A. Vega, aged 45, who landed in America from Spain, in 1905
  • Adolf Vega, aged 15, who landed in America from Castrillon, Spain, in 1907
  • Adolfo Vega, aged 19, who settled in America from Asturias, Spain, in 1916
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vega (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vega (post 1700)



  • Juan Vega, American Republican politician, Candidate for Texas State Board of Education 2nd District, 1994
  • Joseph A. Vega, American Democrat politician, Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1961
  • Gladys Vega, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 2000
  • George Vega, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2004
  • Genevieve Vega, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 2008
  • Francisco Vega, American Republican politician, Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1979
  • B. J. Vega, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1912
  • Antonio Vega, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1972
  • Angel L. Vega, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1972
  • Lillian Vega, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984 (alternate), 1988
  • ... (Another 14 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Vega Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. 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.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    6. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    7. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    8. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    9. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Vega Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vega 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.

    This page was last modified on 10 November 2016 at 11:43.

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