Fuegen History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The roots of the distinguished German surname Fuegen lie in the kingdom of Bavaria. The name is derived from the Middle High German word "fucker," meaning "sheep shears."
Early Origins of the Fuegen family
The surname Fuegen was first found in farmlands throughout Germany. The name's meaning suggests that the name was first borne by a sheep farmer or a wool merchant from Bavaria during the late 13th century, when hereditary surnames came into common use in Germany. The young Fuegen family was instrumental during these early periods, playing a major role in the development of medieval Bavarian society.
Early History of the Fuegen family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fuegen research. Another 219 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1348, 1368, 1469, 1459, 1525, 1519, 1398, 1469, 1453, 1506, 1459, 1525, 1493, 1560, 1553, 1567 and 1626 are included under the topic Early Fuegen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Fuegen Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Fugger, Fuggiti, Fuggito, Fugitt, Fuggitt, Fuggit and many more.
Early Notables of the Fuegen family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the name Fuegen in this period include Jakob Fugger (1398-1469), known as Jakob Fugger the Elder to distinguish him from his son Jakob Fugger a German master weaver, town councillor and merchant, the founder of the Fugger dynasty; Georg Fugger von der Lilie (1453-1506), a German merchant of the Fugger dynasty, son of...
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Fuegen migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Fuegen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Francis Fuegen, who was naturalized in Philadelphia in 1868
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