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Buggie History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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The name Buggie came to England with the ancestors of the Buggie family in the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Buggie 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 Buggie family


The surname Buggie 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 Buggie family


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Buggie Spelling Variations


Multitudes of spelling variations are a hallmark of Anglo Norman names. Most of these names evolved in the 11th and 12th century, in the time after the Normans introduced their own Norman French language into a country where Old and Middle English had no spelling rules and the languages of the court were French and Latin. To make matters worse, medieval scribes spelled words according to sound, so names frequently appeared differently in the various documents in which they were recorded. The name was spelled Bugge, Bug, Buge, Bugg, Buggs, Buggy, Buggie and others.

Early Notables of the Buggie family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Buggie family to Ireland


Some of the Buggie 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 Buggie family to the New World and Oceana


Because of this political and religious unrest within English society, many people decided to immigrate to the colonies. Families left for Ireland, North America, and Australia in enormous numbers, traveling at high cost in extremely inhospitable conditions. The New World in particular was a desirable destination, but the long voyage caused many to arrive sick and starving. Those who made it, though, were welcomed by opportunities far greater than they had known at home in England. Many of these families went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Buggie or a variant listed above:

Buggie Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Buggie, who settled in Wisconsin in 1858

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