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Verge Early Origins



The surname Verge was first found in Brittany, originally Armorica in ancient times, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Dol and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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Verge Spelling Variations


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Verge Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Verger, Vergé, Vergier, Duverger, Duvergier, Duvergié, Duvergé, Vergié, Duvergey, Vergey, Vergès, Bergès, Bergez, Vergez, Verges, Vergeur, Vergiers, Desvergiers, Vergèzes and many more.

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Verge Early History


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Verge Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Verge research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1666 and 1818 are included under the topic Early Verge History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Verge Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Verge Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Verge 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:

Verge Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Mr. DeLa Verge, who arrived in Louisiana in 1718
  • Joseph Verge settled in Boston in 1755

Verge Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Joseph Verge and his wife Mary Blewett Verge, who went to Nova Scotia sometime between 1755 and 1800

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Contemporary Notables of the name Verge (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Verge (post 1700)



  • Walter L. Verge, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1912
  • Bill Verge, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1994

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Verge Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. 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. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    9. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    10. 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).
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    The Verge Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Verge 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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