The distinguished surname Verdugo 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.
The surname Verdugo was first found in the area of Arévalo, in the province of Avila.
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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 Verdugo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.