The name Buggey arrived in England
after the Norman Conquest
of 1066. The Buggey family lived in Nottingham
. The family's name, however, is reference to Buge, Normandy
, their place of residence prior to the Norman Conquest
Early Origins of the Buggey family
The surname Buggey was first found in 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 Buggey family
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Buggey Spelling Variations
A multitude of spelling variations
characterize Norman surnames. Many variations occurred because Old and Middle English lacked any definite spelling rules. The introduction of Norman French to England
also had a pronounced effect, as did the court languages of Latin and French. Therefore, one person was often referred to by several different spellings in a single lifetime. The various spellings include Bugge, Bug, Buge, Bugg, Buggs, Buggy, Buggie and others.
Early Notables of the Buggey family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Buggey family to Ireland
Some of the Buggey family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 79 words (6 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 Buggey family to the New World and Oceana
Many English families left England
, to avoid the chaos of their homeland and migrated to the many British colonies abroad. Although the conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and some travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute, once in the colonies, many of the families prospered and made valuable contributions to the cultures of what would become the United States and Canada. Research into the origins of individual families in North America has revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Buggey or a variant listed above: Joan Bugg who settled in Virginia in 1654; Charles Buggs with his wife and three children settled in New England
in 1836; Joseph Bugg settled in Barbados in 1654.