Juggins History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Juggins family name is linked to the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. Their name comes from either the name Jordan or the name Judicael. The surname Juggins was originally derived from the name Judkin, which is a diminutive often derived from Judd, a pet form of Jordan, and the diminutive suffix -kin. However, the name Judkin is also derived from the name Jukin, and features an intrusive d.Jukin, Jekun, and Jokin, all make use of the diminutive suffix -in or one of its variants, and are all diminutive forms of Jok or Juk, which are pet forms of the Breton name Judicael.

Early Origins of the Juggins family

The surname Juggins was first found in Suffolk, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Juggins family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Juggins research. Another 82 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1379, 1641, 1648, and 1651 are included under the topic Early Juggins History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Juggins Spelling Variations

Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Juggins include Juckin, Juckins, Juckinson, Judkin, Judkins, Jugan, Juggan, Juggin and many more.

Early Notables of the Juggins family (pre 1700)

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Ireland Migration of the Juggins family to Ireland

Some of the Juggins family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Canada Juggins migration to Canada +

Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Juggins were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records:

Juggins Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
  • Robert Juggins, who landed in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1907

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