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Degg is a name whose history is entwined with the ancient Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It was a name for a person who carried a dagger. The surname Degg originally derived from the Old French Dague which meant dagger.

Degg Early Origins



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

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Degg Spelling Variations


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Degg Spelling Variations



Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Degg were recorded, including Dagg, Dagge, Dag, Dage, Degg, Deag, Deage and others.

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Degg Early History


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Degg Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Degg 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 Degg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Degg Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Degg Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Degg In Ireland


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Degg In Ireland



Some of the Degg 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


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Degg Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Carl Degg, aged 49, landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Friedrika Degg, aged 6, arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Jacob Degg, aged 16, landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Johann Degg, aged 4, arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Karl Degg, aged 13, landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    2. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    3. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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    The Degg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Degg 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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