Agee History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Agee is a name that first reached England following the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Agee family lived in Oxfordshire.
Early Origins of the Agee family
The surname Agee was first found in Auge, as De Augo from Crevecoeur, Calvados, in Normandy. The family were bailiffs of the town of Auge. Henry, Duke of Normandy issued a writ insisting that the men of their ilk would not be allowed to attend the fair at Crevecoeur.
Early History of the Agee family
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Agee Spelling Variations
It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, Anglo-Norman surnames like Agee are characterized by many spelling variations. Scribes and monks in the Middle Ages spelled names they sounded, so it is common to find several variations that refer to a single person. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages such as Norman French and Latin, even literate people regularly changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Agee include Agg, Agge, Aug, Auge and others.
Early Notables of the Agee family (pre 1700)
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In the United States, the name Agee is the 2,334th most popular surname with an estimated 12,435 people with that name. 
Faced with the chaos present in England at that time, many English families looked towards the open frontiers of the New World with its opportunities to escape oppression and starvation. People migrated to North America, as well as Australia and Ireland in droves, paying exorbitant rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, but those who did see the shores of North America were welcomed with great opportunity. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America carried the name Agee, or a variant listed above:
Agee Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Agee Settlers in United States in the 20th Century