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The original bearer of the name Verga, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. In Spain, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The name Verga is the Spanish form of the Basque name Bergara, which is a habitation name from numerous places so named in the provinces of Guipuzcoa and Navarre.

Verga Early Origins



The surname Verga was first found in the Basque region of Spain, near Bilbao.

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Verga Spelling Variations


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Verga Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vergara, Bergara and others.

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Verga Early History


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Verga Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Verga research. Another 391 words (28 lines of text) covering the year 1352 is included under the topic Early Verga History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Verga Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Verga Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family were sixteenth century Spanish architect, sculptor and painter Nicolás de Vergara; eighteenth century Spanish sculptors Ignacio and Francisco Vergara; eighteenth century Spanish painter José Vergara; nineteenth...

Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Verga 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:

Verga Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J M Verga, aged 55, landed in New Orleans, La in 1859

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Contemporary Notables of the name Verga (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Verga (post 1700)



  • Robert J. Verga, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1996
  • Elizabeth C. Verga, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1928
  • Anthony J. Verga, American Democrat politician, Member of Massachusetts State House of Representatives Fifth Essex District; Elected 2002
  • Giovanni Verga (1840-1922), Italian novelist

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Verga Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Verga Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Verga 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 16 October 2015 at 12:46.

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