Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. Heggs is derived from the baptismal name for the son of Agace. As the naming tradition grew in Europe baptismal names began to be introduced in many countries. Baptismal names were sometimes given in honor of Christian saints and other biblical figures. There are very few Christian countries in Europe that did not adopt surnames from these religious figures.
Early Origins of the Heggs family
family seat from very early times.
Early History of the Heggs family
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Heggs Spelling Variations
Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Heggs were recorded, including Haggas, Haggis, Hagis, Hagass, Haggist, Hagges, Hages, Hagus, Hagase, Aggas, Agas, Aggs, Agace, Agus and many more.
Early Notables of the Heggs family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Heggs family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Heggs Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
Heggs Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
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