Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It comes from the baptismal name Dod, the short form of Roger. Baptismal names began to appear as surnames relatively late in the growth of the naming tradition. This is a little surprising, given the popularity of biblical figures in the Christian countries of Europe. Nevertheless, surnames derived from baptismal names grew in popularity during the Middle Ages, and have become one of the foremost sources for surnames.
Early Origins of the Doges family
Lancashire where they held a family seat from very early times.
Early History of the Doges family
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Doges Spelling Variations
Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Doges have been found, including Dodge, Doidge, Doge, Doige, Doddge, Doges, Dodges, Doidges and many more.
Early Notables of the Doges family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Doges family to Ireland
Some of the Doges family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Doges family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Doges, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were : William Dodge who arrived in 1623 on the sailing ship the ".
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