The annals of Scottish history reveal that Doege was first used as a name by ancestors of the Pictish tribe of ancient Scotland
. The Doege family lived in the Kilmadok district of Scotland. The Scottish Doege surname is derived from the Gaelic Mac Gille Doig, which means "son of the servant of St. Cadog." The personal name
Cadog was Welsh
, and has no connection to the name of the animal.
Early Origins of the Doege family
The surname Doege was first found in Perthshire
(Gaelic: Siorrachd Pheairt) former county in the present day Council Area of Perth and Kinross, located in central Scotland
, where they held a family seat
from early times.
Early History of the Doege family
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Doege Spelling Variations
Before the first dictionaries appeared in the last few hundred
years, scribes spelled according to sound. spelling variations
are common among Scottish names. Doege has been spelled Doig, Dog, Doeg, Doige, Doag, Doak, Doake, Doack and others.
Early Notables of the Doege family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Doege family to Ireland
Some of the Doege family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 89 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Doege family to the New World and Oceana
In those unstable times, many had no choice but to leave their beloved homelands. Sickness and poverty hounded travelers to North America, but those who made it were welcomed with land and opportunity. These settlers gave the young nations of Canada and the United States a strong backbone as they stood up for their beliefs as United Empire Loyalists and in the American War of Independence
. In this century, the ancestors of these brave Scots have begun to recover their illustrious heritage through Clan
societies and other heritage organizations. Early passenger and immigration lists reveal many Scottish settlers bearing the name Doege:
Doege Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Frank Doege, who arrived in America in 1873 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)
- Carl Doege, aged 4, who emigrated to the United States, in 1897
- Karl Doege, aged 30, who settled in America, in 1897
Doege Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Paul Doege, aged 51, who emigrated to America, in 1908
- Michael Doege, aged 23, who landed in America, in 1909
- Martin Doege, aged 25, who emigrated to the United States, in 1924
Contemporary Notables of the name Doege (post 1700)
- Seth Doege (b. 1988), American football quarterback