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Waugh Early Origins



The surname Waugh was first found in Dumfriesshire, where they held a family seat in Wauchopedale from about the year 1150. Robert de Wauchope was one of twelve knights who negotiated the law of the border territories in 1249.

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Waugh Spelling Variations


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Waugh Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Waugh, Wauchope, Waughe, Walge, Wach, Walcht and others.

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Waugh Early History


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Waugh Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Waugh research. Another 317 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1590, 1672, 1656, 1734, 1723, 1751 and are included under the topic Early Waugh History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Waugh Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Waugh Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Waugh Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Waugh In Ireland


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Waugh In Ireland



Some of the Waugh 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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Waugh Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Dorothy Waugh settled in New England in 1656
  • Dorothy Waugh, aged 20, landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1656

Waugh Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joseph Waugh, who landed in New England in 1733
  • James and John Waugh settled in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1767
  • William Waugh settled in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1788

Waugh Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Peter Waugh, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1801
  • Black Alexander Waugh, who landed in Charleston, South Carolina in 1812
  • David Waugh, aged 18, arrived in New Jersey in 1812
  • Helen Waugh, her husband and child, settled in Savannah, Georgia, in 1820
  • James Waugh, who landed in Ohio in 1833
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Waugh Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Mathew Waugh, a soldier, settled in St. John's, Newfoundland, in 1837 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

Waugh Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Christopher Waugh, aged 26, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bombay" in 1865
  • Esther Waugh, aged 25, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bombay" in 1865
  • George Waugh, aged 1, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bombay" in 1865
  • F. J. Waugh arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "City of Auckland" in 1872
  • George Waugh, aged 26, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Earl Granville" in 1880
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Waugh (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Waugh (post 1700)



  • W. T. Waugh, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1960
  • O. E. Waugh, American Republican politician, Mayor of Grafton, West Virginia, 1937
  • N. D. Waugh, American Republican politician, Candidate for West Virginia State House of Delegates from Logan County, 1956
  • Michael L. Waugh, American Republican politician, Member of Pennsylvania State Senate 28th District, 1999-2004
  • John A. Waugh, American politician, Member of North Carolina State Senate 43rd District, 1860-61
  • Marcia Waugh, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1988
  • Jesse A. Waugh, American politician, Member of North Carolina House of Commons from Forsyth County, 1854-57
  • James Waugh, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Orange County, 1829
  • Homer Roy Waugh (1879-1945), American Republican politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Upshur County, 1909-10; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of West Virginia, 1910-14
  • Henry Waugh, American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Penang, 1907
  • ... (Another 18 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Industria ditat
Motto Translation: Industry enriches.


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

Other References

  1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  3. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  5. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
  6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  7. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  8. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
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The Waugh Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Waugh 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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