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
surname, which was given to a family who held a barony or lands, had houses, manors or estates in that area.
Early Origins of the Boggy family
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.
Early History of the Boggy family
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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.
Early Notables of the Boggy family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Boggy family to the New World and Oceana
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