Verger History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Verger family

The surname Verger was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Verger family

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Verger Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Vercken, Vergen, Vergenst, Verger, Fergen, Fergon and others.

Early Notables of the Verger family (pre 1700)

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Verger Ranking

In France, the name Verger is the 823rd most popular surname with an estimated 6,194 people with that name. [1]


United States Verger migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Verger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • John Baptiste Verger, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1795
  • John Baptiste Verger, whose Oath of allegiance was recorded in Philadelphia in 1795
Verger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Peter Verger, who settled in Philadelphia in 1804
  • P. C. Verger, who settled in Philadelphia in 1809

Canada Verger migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Verger Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Marie Verger, a French orphan sent to to Quebec in 1670
  • Jean Verger, son of Lucas and Catherine, who married Anne Poitron, daughter of Pierre and Jeanne, in Montreal, Quebec on 12th November 1674 [2]
Verger Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Jean-Baptiste Verger, son of Jean-Baptiste and Anne, who married Marie-Charlotte Catin, daughter of Henri and Jeanne, in Montreal, Quebec on 15th May 1713 [2]
  • François Verger, son of Benoit and Marie, who married Élisabeth Gibaut, daughter of Jean-Baptiste and Élisabeth, in Lachenaie, Quebec on 12th July 1762 [2]


  1. ^ http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/nom-de-famille/nom/
  2. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.


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