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The name Aggett has a rich and ancient history. It is an Anglo-Saxon name that was originally derived from the ancient personal name Eggar.

Aggett Early Origins



The surname Aggett was first found in Lancashire in the north of England, where they held a family seat from ancient times, but from about the 13th century moved south to Foston in Derbyshire, and Sudbury, in the same county.

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Aggett Spelling Variations


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Aggett Spelling Variations



Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Aggett include Agard, Aggard, Aegard, Agart, Aggart, Egard and many more.

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Aggett Early History


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Aggett Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Aggett research. Another 105 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1516, 1613, 1701 and 1627 are included under the topic Early Aggett History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Aggett Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Aggett Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Aggett Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Aggett In Ireland


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Aggett In Ireland



Some of the Aggett family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 91 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:

Aggett Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Edward Aggett arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Navarino" in 1849
  • Ann Aggett arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Navarino" in 1849
  • Charlotte Aggett arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Navarino" in 1849
  • Mary Aggett arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Navarino" in 1849
  • Richard Aggett arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Navarino" in 1849
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Aggett (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Aggett (post 1700)



  • Neil Aggett (1953-1982), South African trade union leader and labour activist

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Aggett Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    3. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    4. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    5. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    6. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    7. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    9. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    11. ...

    The Aggett Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Aggett 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.

    This page was last modified on 16 September 2013 at 18:24.

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