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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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
    2. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    5. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    7. 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.
    8. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
    9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    10. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. 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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