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Horgegood is an ancient Anglo-Saxon surname that came from the late Old English personal names Osgod and Osgot, which were derived from the Old Norse name Asgautr and the Old Danish and Old Swedish names Asgut and Asgut. The common forms of this name in Normandy were Ansgot and Angot.

Horgegood Early Origins



The surname Horgegood was first found in Oxfordshire where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Horgegood Early History


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Horgegood Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Horgegood research. Another 175 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 127 and 1273 are included under the topic Early Horgegood History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Horgegood Spelling Variations


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Horgegood Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Horgegood has been recorded under many different variations, including Osgoode, Osgood, Hosgood, Hosgoode and others.

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Horgegood Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Horgegood Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Horgegood or a variant listed above: Christopher Osgood who settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1630; along with Elizabeth; John and Mary Osgood settled in New England in 1630; William, Sarah and four children settled in New England in 1648.

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