Anglo-Saxon culture of the Britain and 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 Dugeon family
Lancashire where they held a family seat from very early times.
Early History of the Dugeon family
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Dugeon Spelling Variations
hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Dugeon has been spelled many different ways, including Dodge, Doidge, Doge, Doige, Doddge, Doges, Dodges, Doidges and many more.
Early Notables of the Dugeon family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Dugeon family to Ireland
Some of the Dugeon family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Dugeon family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Dugeons to arrive in North America: William Dodge who arrived in 1623 on the sailing ship the ".
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