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Drig History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The roots of the distinguished surname Drig lie in England. The name is likely derived from "Drigg," the name of a parish in Cumbria, which is thought to be derived from the Old English "draeg," meaning "steep slope."


Early Origins of the Drig family


The surname Drig was first found in Cumbria, where the ancestral home of the Drig family is thought to be located. The Drig family held a family seat in this region from early times.

Early History of the Drig family


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Drig Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Driggs, Drigges, Drigs, Drigg, Drig and others.

Early Notables of the Drig family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Drig family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Seth Driggs and Joseph Driggs, who both arrived in New York in 1820; as did Samuel Driggs in 1824; Mary W. Driggs, who settled in Galveston, Texas in 1838.

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