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The earliest origins of the family name Dagget date back to the Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It was a name given to a person who carried a dagger. The surname Dagget originally derived from the Old French Dague which meant dagger.

Dagget Early Origins



The surname Dagget was first found in Worcestershire where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Dagget Spelling Variations


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Dagget Spelling Variations



Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Dagget include Dagg, Dagge, Dag, Dage, Degg, Deag, Deage and others.

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Dagget Early History


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Dagget Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dagget research. Another 271 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1275, 1230, 1527, 1550, 1528, 1612, 1703 and 1675 are included under the topic Early Dagget History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dagget Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dagget Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dagget Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dagget In Ireland


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Dagget In Ireland



Some of the Dagget family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 39 words (3 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



A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants: 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..

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    2. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    3. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    4. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    5. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    8. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    9. 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.
    10. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
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    The Dagget Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dagget 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.

    This page was last modified on 5 September 2013 at 12:51.

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