The name Jaggard is rooted in the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture. It was originally a name for someone who worked as a person who tends draughthorses.
Early Origins of the Jaggard family
The surname Jaggard was first found in Yorkshire
where they held a family seat
from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest
and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Jaggard family
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Jaggard Spelling Variations
It is only in the last few hundred
years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon
surnames like Jaggard are characterized by many spelling variations
. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Jaggard include Jagger, Jaggers and others.
Early Notables of the Jaggard family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Jaggard family to the New World and Oceana
Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Jaggard or a variant listed above:
Jaggard Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- H. A. Jaggard, aged 38, who landed in America, in 1895
Jaggard Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Anna Jaggard, aged 53, who landed in America, in 1911
- Annie Jaggard, who emigrated to America, in 1911
- Elizabeth Jaggard, who emigrated to the United States, in 1911
- Herbert A. Jaggard, aged 49, who settled in America, in 1912
- Jessie Jaggard, aged 40, who landed in America, in 1912
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