Origins Available: Austrian, German
Bavaria. The name is derived from the Middle High German word "fucker," meaning "sheep shears."
Early Origins of the Fugger family
Germany. The name's meaning suggests that the name was first borne by a sheep farmer or a wool merchant from Bavaria during the late 13th century, when hereditary surnames 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.
Early History of the Fugger family
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Fugger Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Fugger, Fuggiti, Fuggito, Fugitt, Fuggitt, Fuggit and many more.
Early Notables of the Fugger family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Fugger family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Fugger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Fugger (post 1700)
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