Veras History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Veras family

The surname Veras was first found in Ferrara, a city and comune in Emilia-Romagna, northern Italy, capital city of the Province of Ferrara. History dates the city back to 753. It was at war with Venice in 1471. It is a walled city and notable is the Church of S.Cristoforo. Knitted goods and shawls are made. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time was in itself a family honor.

Early History of the Veras family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Veras research. Another 80 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Veras History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Veras Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Verarstro, Varrastro, Veratto, Verastiartu, Verastrini and many more.

Early Notables of the Veras family (pre 1700)

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United States Veras migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Veras Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Faustino Veras, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Veras (post 1700) +

  • Darío Antonio Veras (1973-2010), Dominican Republic former Major League Baseball player, gold medalist at the 2010 Central American and Caribbean Games
  • Wilton Andrés Veras (b. 1978), Dominican Republic former Major League Baseball backup third baseman
  • José Enger Veras Romero (b. 1980), Dominican Republic Major League Baseball relief pitcher for the Houston Astros


  1. ^ 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)


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