tribes of Britain. It was a name for a person who carried a dagger. The surname Degg originally derived from the Old French
from very early times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Degg research.Another 136 words (10 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.
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.
Some of the Degg family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland
is included in all our PDF Extended History products
and printed products wherever possible.