The name Dagge is an ancient Anglo-Saxon
name that was given to a person who was a person who carried a dagger. The surname Dagge originally derived from the Old French Dague
which meant dagger.
Early Origins of the Dagge family
The surname Dagge was first found in Worcestershire
where they held a family seat
from very early times.
Early History of the Dagge family
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Dagge Spelling Variations
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Dagge has undergone many spelling variations
, including Dagg, Dagge, Dag, Dage, Degg, Deag, Deage and others.
Early Notables of the Dagge family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Dagge family to Ireland
Some of the Dagge family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Dagge family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the unstable social climate in England
of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Dagge were among those contributors: Edward Dagg who settled in Nevis, Massachusetts in 1663; but many Daggs settled in Maryland in the same year. Thomas Daggs had settled in Virginia in 1635..