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Buggy is a name of ancient Norman origin. It arrived in England with the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Buggy 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.

Buggy Early Origins



The surname Buggy 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.

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Buggy Spelling Variations


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Buggy Spelling Variations



Endless spelling variations are a prevailing characteristic of Norman surnames. Old and Middle English lacked any definite spelling rules, and the introduction of Norman French added an unfamiliar ingredient to the English linguistic stew. French and Latin, the languages of the court, also influenced spellings. Finally, Medieval scribes generally spelled words according to how they sounded, so one person was often referred to by different spellings in different documents. The name has been spelled Bugge, Bug, Buge, Bugg, Buggs, Buggy, Buggie and others.

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Buggy Early History


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Buggy Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Buggy research. Another 233 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 108 and 1086 are included under the topic Early Buggy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Buggy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Buggy Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Buggy Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Buggy In Ireland


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Buggy In Ireland



Some of the Buggy 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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



To escape the political and religious persecution within England at the time, many English families left for the various British colonies abroad. The voyage was extremely difficult, though, and the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving. But for those who made it, the trip was most often worth it. Many of the families who arrived went on to make valuable contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families reveals a number of immigrants bearing the name Buggy or a variant listed above:

Buggy Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Catherine Buggy, who settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1847
  • Catharine Buggy, who sailed to Massachusetts in 1847 as a bonded passenger
  • Bridget, Patrick, and Judy Buggy, who, who arrived in New York in 1854
  • Bridget Buggy, aged 17, who landed in New York in 1854 [1]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)
  • Judy Buggy, aged 9, who arrived in New York in 1854 [1]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)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Buggy Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • John Buggy, who immigrated to St. John's Newfoundland in 1825 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  • John and Mary Crawley Buggy and their daughter Mary, who settled in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1827
  • Mary Crowley Buggy, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1831
  • Patrick Buggy and James Buggy, who were recorded in the 1871 census in Ontario

Buggy Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Judy Buggy, aged 20, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Rodney" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Wednesday 21st February 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Rodney 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/rodney1855.shtml

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Contemporary Notables of the name Buggy (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Buggy (post 1700)



  • Niall Buggy, award-winning Irish theatre and movie actor

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  3. ^ South Australian Register Wednesday 21st February 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Rodney 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/rodney1855.shtml

Other References

  1. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  7. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  8. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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The Buggy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Buggy Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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