The origins of the Daggot surname date from the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture of Britain. Their name originated with an early member who was a person who carried a dagger. The surname Daggot originally derived from the Old French Dague
which meant dagger.
Early Origins of the Daggot family
The surname Daggot was first found in Worcestershire
where they held a family seat
from very early times.
Early History of the Daggot family
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Daggot Spelling Variations
The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations
are common among early Anglo-Saxon
names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Daggot has been recorded under many different variations, including Dagg, Dagge, Dag, Dage, Degg, Deag, Deage and others.
Early Notables of the Daggot family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Daggot family to Ireland
Some of the Daggot 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.
Migration of the Daggot family to the New World and Oceana
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England
made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Daggot or a variant listed above: 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..