Origins Available: English, German
Norman Conquest of 1066. The Bugge family lived in Nottingham. The family's name, however, is reference to Buge, Normandy, their place of residence prior to the Norman Conquest of England in 1066.
Early Origins of the Bugge family
Nottingham where they held a family seat from very ancient times, and were granted lands by Duke William for their assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Bugge family
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Bugge Spelling Variations
spelling variations. This is largely due to the fact that Old and Middle English lacked any spelling rules when Norman French was introduced in the 11th century. The languages of the English courts at that time were French and Latin. These various languages mixed quite freely in the evolving social milieu. The final element of this mix is that medieval scribes spelled words according to their sounds rather than any definite rules, so a name was often spelled in as many different ways as the number of documents it appeared in. The name was spelled Bugge, Bug, Buge, Bugg, Buggs, Buggy, Buggie and others.
Early Notables of the Bugge family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bugge family to Ireland
Some of the Bugge family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Bugge family to the New World and Oceana
Because of the political and religious discontent in England, families began to migrate abroad in enormous numbers. Faced with persecution and starvation at home, the open frontiers and generally less oppressive social environment of the New World seemed tantalizing indeed to many English people. The trip was difficult, and not all made it unscathed, but many of those who did get to Canada and the United States made important contributions to the young nations in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers with Bugge name or one of its variants:
Bugge Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Bugge Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Bugge (post 1700)
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