Fagley History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The ancient and distinguished German surname Fagley is derived from the Middle High German word "fegen," meaning "to clean." The name was most likely initially borne by a cleaner of weapons and armor.

Early Origins of the Fagley family

The surname Fagley was first found in Swabia, where it first emerged. The earliest known bearer of the name was "der junger Veger" ("the young Veger",) who lived in the town of Leonberg near Stuttgart in 1350. The young Fagley family was instrumental during this formative period, figuring prominently in the early history of the region and contributing greatly to the development of medieval Swabian society.

Early History of the Fagley family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fagley research. Another 219 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1350, 1500, 1504, 1624, 1684, and 1726 are included under the topic Early Fagley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Fagley Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Fegley, Fegly, Feggley, Fegele, Fegely, Fege, Vegley, Vegely, Veger, Fachling and many more.

Early Notables of the Fagley family (pre 1700)

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United States Fagley migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Fagley Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johan Fagley, aged 28, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1733 [1]
Fagley Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Thomas Fagley, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850 [1]

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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