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,
all make use of the diminutive suffix -in
or one of its variants, and are all diminutive forms of Jok
which are pet forms of the Breton
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
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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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Migration of the Juggins family to Ireland
Some of the Juggins family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 116 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Juggins family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Juggins Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
- Robert Juggins, who landed in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1907