Bugg History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Bugg family

The surname Bugg was first found in Hamburg, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs. Bugge is also connected to several place names in the Holstein region.

Important Dates for the Bugg family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bugg research. Another 100 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1720 and 1790 are included under the topic Early Bugg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Bugg Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Bugge, Buggen, Buggenhagen, Buggenhout, Bügler, Buglet, Buge, Buggemann, Buggenhoff and many more.

Early Notables of the Bugg family (pre 1700)

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Bugg migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bugg Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Joan Bugg who settled in Virginia in 1654
  • Joseph Bugg, who settled in Barbados in 1654
  • Joan Bugg, who arrived in Virginia in 1655 [1]
  • Tho Bugg, who landed in Virginia in 1665 [1]
Bugg Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Samuel Bugg, who arrived in Virginia in 1701 [1]
  • Samuel Bugg, who settled in Virginia in 1701
  • Mary Bugg, who landed in Virginia in 1715 [1]

Bugg migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bugg Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • George Bugg, who settled in Quebec in 1870
  • James Bugg, who settled in Ontario in 1871

Bugg migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Bugg Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

Bugg migration to New Zealand

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Bugg Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Jonathan Bugg, aged 37, a ploughman, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ambrosine" in 1860
  • Mary Bugg, aged 30, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ambrosine" in 1860
  • John Bugg, aged 11, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ambrosine" in 1860
  • Jane Bugg, aged 7, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ambrosine" in 1860
  • George Bugg, aged 5, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ambrosine" in 1860
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Bugg (post 1700)

  • Jace Bugg (1976-2003), American professional golfer
  • Robert Malone Bugg (1805-1887), American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives
  • Rachel Bugg (1989-2012), Australian diver at the 2012 Summer Olympics
  • Tomas Bugg (b. 1993), professional Australian rules football player
  • Matthew Bugg (1981-2012), Australian sailor at the 2012 Summer Paralympics
  • Jake Bugg (b. 1994), born Jacob Edwin Kennedy, an English singer songwriter
  • Stuart G. Bugg (b. 1958), English-born, New Zealand lawyer, author and consultant
  • Mary Ann Bugg (1834-1867), Australian female bushranger in mid 19th century Australia from Gloucester, New South Wales
  • George Bugg (1769-1851), Anglican deacon and curate in England and a Scriptural geologist
  • Damian Bugg AM , QC, Australian former Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Argyle voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1831 with 251 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/argyle/1831
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