Origins Available: Dutch
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
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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Migration of the Verger family to the New World and Oceana
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
Verger Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
- Marie Verger, a French orphan sent to to Quebec in 1670