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Degg History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



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.

Early Origins of the Degg family


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

Early History of the Degg family


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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.

Early Notables of the Degg family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Degg family to Ireland


Some of the Degg family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Degg family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Degg Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Carl Degg, aged 49, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Friedrika Degg, aged 6, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Jacob Degg, aged 16, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Johann Degg, aged 4, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Karl Degg, aged 13, who 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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