. The name is derived from the Middle High German word "fucker," meaning "sheep shears."
. The name's meaning suggests that the name was first borne by a sheep farmer or a wool merchant from
came into common use in Germany. The young Fugger family was instrumental during these early periods, playing a major role in the development of medieval Bavarian society.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fugger research.Another 219 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1348, 1368, 1469, 1459, 1525, 1519, 1398, 1469, 1453, 1506, 1459, 1525, 1493, 1560, 1553, 1567 and 1626 are included under the topic Early Fugger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Fugger, Fuggiti, Fuggito, Fugitt, Fuggitt, Fuggit and many more.
Prominent among members of the name Fugger in this period include Jakob Fugger (1398-1469), known as Jakob Fugger the Elder to distinguish him from his son Jakob Fugger a German master weaver, town councillor and merchant, the founder of the Fugger dynasty; Georg Fugger von der Lilie (1453-1506), a German merchant of the Fugger dynasty, son of... Another 57 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Fugger Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.