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The original bearer of the name Vergara, 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 Vergara 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.

Vergara Early Origins



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

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Vergara Spelling Variations


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Vergara Spelling Variations



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

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Vergara Early History


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Vergara Early History



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

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Vergara Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vergara 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 Vergara 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:

Vergara Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Melchor de Vergara, who emigrated to New Granada in 1560
  • Ana de Vergara, to New Granada in 1561
  • Juana de Vergara, to New Spain in 1561 with her son Jerónimo and sisters Anastasia and Catalina
  • Beatriz de Vergara, to Mexico in 1561
  • Alonso de Vergara, to New Spain in 1566

Vergara Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Cristobal De Vergara, who landed in America in 1812
  • Gonzalo De Vergara, who landed in America in 1812
  • Juan De Vergara, who arrived in America in 1812
  • Diego De Vergara, who arrived in America in 1814
  • Alonso De Vergara, who landed in America in 1816
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vergara (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vergara (post 1700)



  • Ramona Vergara, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1996
  • James J. Vergara Jr., American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1980
  • George Vergara, American politician, Mayor of New Rochelle, New York, 1956-59; Defeated (Independent), 1959
  • Armando Vergara, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988
  • George Vergara, former American player in the National Football League
  • Sandra Vergara, American actress
  • Nicolás de Vergara (1540-1606), Spanish sculptor, architect, ironworker and glazier
  • Fernando Moresi Vergara (1970-2016), Argentine gold and silver medalist field hockey player
  • Andrea Alina Vergara (b. 1966), retired female field hockey player from Argentina
  • Pablo Vergara (b. 1988), Argentine football left back
  • ... (Another 8 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    6. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    10. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
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    The Vergara Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vergara 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.

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