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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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Gonzalo De Vergara, who landed in America in 1812 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Juan De Vergara, who arrived in America in 1812 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Diego De Vergara, who arrived in America in 1814 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Alonso De Vergara, who landed in America in 1816 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • ... (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)



  • George Vergara, former American player in the National Football League
  • Sandra Vergara, American actress
  • Ramona Vergara, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1996 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • James J. Vergara Jr., American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1980 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • George Vergara, American politician, Mayor of New Rochelle, New York, 1956-59; Defeated (Independent), 1959 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Armando Vergara, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • 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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  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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
  2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  3. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
  4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
  6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
  8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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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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