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The distinguished surname Verduga is of Spanish origin, being derived from the trade or profession of the original bearer of the name.The surname comes directly from the Castilian word "verdugo" which is a variant of "verde" deriving from the Latin word "viridis," meaning "green." The word "verdugo" is translated as "hangman, public executioner" or officer of justice.

Verduga Early Origins



The surname Verduga was first found in the area of Arévalo, in the province of Avila.

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Verduga Spelling Variations


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Verduga Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Verduga, Berdugo and others.

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Verduga Early History


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Verduga Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Verduga research. Another 183 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1657, 1720 and 1668 are included under the topic Early Verduga History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Verduga Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Verduga Early Notables (pre 1700)



Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492. Dentro de estos nombres de familias se han destacado, por ejemplo, Nicolas Verdugo de...

Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Verduga 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:

Verduga Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Verduga who came to Philadelphia in 1817

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Verduga Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Verduga Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Verduga 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 21 November 2013 at 14:56.

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