The earliest origins of the name Booger are with the Viking settlers of the early Middle Ages; the surname having come from a place named by the Vikings
It is a name for someone who lived in a place noted for the presence of a ridge
that formed a boundary between two distinct areas. It comes from a variant of the word boak
of the same meaning. While historians generally agree upon the aforementioned topographical derivation, most believe that this name actually came from the area called Boak
in the parish of Kirkholm.
Early Origins of the Booger family
The surname Booger was first found in Berwickshire
an ancient county of Scotland
, presently part of the Scottish Borders Council Area, located in the eastern part of the Borders Region of Scotland, where they held a family seat
from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest
Early History of the Booger family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Booger research.Another 92 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1546, 1576, 1632, 1683 and are included under the topic Early Booger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Booger Spelling Variations
Medieval scribes most often spelled names by the way they sounded. spelling variations
, are thus, very common in records dating from that time. Over the years, Booger has been spelled Boag, Boig, Book, Boack, Boge, Bogue, Boak, Bouk, Bouck, Bogues, Bogg, Boggs and many more.
Early Notables of the Booger family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Booger family to Ireland
Some of the Booger family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 57 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Booger family to the New World and Oceana
The Scottish settlers spread out along the fertile land of the east coast of what would become the United States and Canada. They and many of their children went on to play important roles in the forging of the great nations of the United States and Canada. That heritage has been recovered by many in this century through Clan
societies and other Scottish historical organizations. Archival documents indicate that members of the Booger family relocated to North American shores quite early:
Booger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Maria Booger, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1786 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)