Fullager History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Fullager is one of the names that was brought to England in the wave of migration following the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Fullager family name comes from the Germanic personal name Fulcher. It is composed of the elements folk, which means people, and hari, which means army.
Early Origins of the Fullager family
The surname Fullager was first found in Lincolnshire and Derbyshire where they were granted lands about the time of William the Conqueror. Historically, the Fulchers were known as the Champions of Burgundy and records were found of the name spelt Fulchere in Normandy (1180-1195).  The name could have also been derived from the Ango-Saxon word "folgere", in other words a follower, an attendant, a free-man who did not have a house of his own. 
Early History of the Fullager family
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Fullager Spelling Variations
The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries. For that reason, spelling variations are common among many Anglo-Norman names. The shape of the English language was frequently changed with the introduction of elements of Norman French, Latin, and other European languages; even the spelling of literate people's names were subsequently modified. Fullager has been recorded under many different variations, including Fulcher, Fulger, Fulker, Fucher, Fullager, Folker, Foucar, Foulger, Futcher, Folger, Fugler, Fuche, Fuge, Fuidge, Fudge, Foutch and many more.
Early Notables of the Fullager family (pre 1700)
Outstanding amongst the family at this time was Walter Fulcher of Lincolnshire, Thomas Fulcher (1737-1803), a British architect, George Williams Fulcher (1795-1855), a well-known poet, and John...
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Migration of the Fullager family to Ireland
Some of the Fullager family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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| Fullager migration to the United States ||+|
To escape the uncertainty of the political and religious uncertainty found in England, many English families boarded ships at great expense to sail for the colonies held by Britain. The passages were expensive, though, and the boats were unsafe, overcrowded, and ridden with disease. Those who were hardy and lucky enough to make the passage intact were rewarded with land, opportunity, and social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families went on to be important contributors to the young nations of Canada and the United States where they settled. Fullagers were some of the first of the immigrants to arrive in North America:
Fullager Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- William Fullager, who arrived in New York, NY in 1822 
- M Fullager, aged 50, who landed in New York, NY in 1851 
- M S Fullager, aged 24, who arrived in New York, NY in 1851 
| Fullager migration to Australia ||+|
Emigration to Australia
followed the First Fleets
of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:
Fullager Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Mr. John Fullager, English convict who was convicted in Kent, England for 7 years, transported aboard the "Barossa" on 9th May 1844, arriving in Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land) 
- Mary Fullager, aged 23, a housemaid, who arrived in South Australia in 1858 aboard the ship "Bee"
- The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X)
- Lower, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
- 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)
- Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 24th September 2020). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/barossa