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The surname Auggay is derived from the French personal name Auger, which is itself derived from the Old German name Adalgarius, which means noble spear. Patronymic surnames, which are a type of hereditary surname, arose out of the vernacular and religious given name traditions. The vernacular or regional naming tradition is the oldest and most pervasive type of patronymic surname. According to this custom, names were originally composed of vocabulary elements from the local language. Vernacular names that were derived from ancient Germanic personal names have cognates in most European languages. For example, the court of Charlemagne (742-814) was Christian and Latin-speaking, but the Frankish dialect of Old German was commonly used for personal names. Vernacular names were widespread throughout Normandy. Accordingly, many typical English and French names are in fact, originally of Germanic origin and often have cognates in other European countries.

Auggay Early Origins



The surname Auggay was first found in Provence, where the family held a family seat since ancient times.

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Auggay Spelling Variations


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Auggay Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Auger, Augier, Augey, Augay, Auget, Auge, Augeais, Augger, Auggier, Auggey, Auggay, Augget, Auggeais, d'Auger, d'Augier, d'Augey, d'Augay, d'Auget, d'Augeais, Dauger, Daugier, Daugey, Daugay, Dauget, Daugeais, Augereau, d'Augereau and many more.

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Auggay Early History


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Auggay Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Auggay research. Another 633 words (45 lines of text) covering the years 1500, 1560, 1644, and 1806 are included under the topic Early Auggay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Auggay Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Auggay Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the names at this time was Eustache Dauger de Cavoye (1637?-1703), the name given for the Man in the Iron Mask (French: L'Homme au Masque de Fer), he spent 34 years in...

Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Auggay Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jon Auger settled in Virginia as early as the year of 1637; Adam Auger settled in America in 1699; Jacques Auger settled in Louisiana in 1756; Louis Auger is recorded in a marriage contract in 1721 in Laneuville, in the province of Québec.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
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    The Auggay Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Auggay 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 4 September 2013 at 16:03.

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