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The surname Versace was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France 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 Dijonnais 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.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Veirs, Vers, Veires, Fers, Fehrs, Feirs, Vehrs, Viers, Veirz, Feirz, Verz, Vair, Vairs, Veurs, Vayers, Vayres, Feuers, Veirz, Veurz and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Versace research. Another 144 words (10 lines of text) covering the year 1702 is included under the topic Early Versace History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
More information is included under the topic Early Versace Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Andreas Fehr, who came to America in 1738; Christoph Vers, who settled in America in 1785; Joseph Veires, who settled in New York, NY in 1822; J. Fers, who settled in New Orleans in 1850.
The Versace Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Versace 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 7 December 2013 at 18:13.