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The surname Werge was first found in Nottinghamshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held lands.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Werge, Verge, Wergeman and others.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Werge research. Another 270 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Werge History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Werge Settlers in United States in the 18th Century


  • John Werge settled in Philadelphia in 1771
  • John Werge, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1771

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  • Oswald Werge, 18th Century English soldier, Lieutenant Colonel 17th Light Dragoons in Jamaica


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  6. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  10. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
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The Werge Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Werge 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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