culture of Britain. It is derived from a member of the family who worked as a peddler who would travel buying and selling goods for profit. Another source claims the name was derived from the French word bagagier, or baggage-carrier.
where one of the first records of the name was Richard le Bagger, who was listed on the Assize Rolls of
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Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Bodger has undergone many spelling variations
, including Badger, Badge, Bagehot, Baghot, Badghot and others.