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Boggy was first used as a surname by descendants of the Pictish people of ancient Scotland. The ancestors of the Boggy family lived in the lands of Bogie in the parish of Abboshall, Fifeshire. The name is a topographic or local surname, which was given to a family who held a barony or lands, had houses, manors or estates in that area.

Boggy Early Origins



The surname Boggy was first found in Fife, where they had been anciently seated in the lands of Bolgyne from the earliest recorded Scottish settlers.

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Boggy Spelling Variations


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Boggy Spelling Variations



Repeated and inaccurate translation of Scottish names from Gaelic to English and back resulted in a wide variety of spelling variations with single names. Boggy has appeared Bogie, Boggie, Bolgie, Bolgy, Bogy and others.

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Boggy Early History


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Boggy Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boggy research. Another 237 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1485 and 1477 are included under the topic Early Boggy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Boggy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Boggy Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Boggy Notables 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:

Boggy Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Mary Boggy, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1826

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Boggy Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
    6. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
    9. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    10. 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.
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    The Boggy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Boggy 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 27 November 2014 at 14:12.

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