Veger History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The ancient and distinguished German surname Veger is derived from the Middle High German word "fegen," meaning "to clean." The name was most likely initially borne by a cleaner of weapons and armor.
Early Origins of the Veger family
The surname Veger was first found in Swabia, where it first emerged. The earliest known bearer of the name was "der junger Veger" ("the young Veger",) who lived in the town of Leonberg near Stuttgart in 1350. The young Veger family was instrumental during this formative period, figuring prominently in the early history of the region and contributing greatly to the development of medieval Swabian society.
Early History of the Veger family
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Veger Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Fegley, Fegly, Feggley, Fegele, Fegely, Fege, Vegley, Vegely, Veger, Fachling and many more.
Early Notables of the Veger family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Veger family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Anna Margaretha Fege, who sailed from the Palatinate to New York in 1710; Hans Henrick Fegley and his wife Anna Maria Gilbert, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1733 with their eleven children, Johann Vegele, who emigrated from southwest Germany to Canada in 1751.
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