Lugg History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Lugg family

The surname Lugg was first found in Berwickshire where the this surname is derived from the name of an ancestor as in 'the son of Luke,' which is popularly Luck and Luckie on the Scottish border. [1]

Early History of the Lugg family

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Lugg Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Luck, Luke, Louk, Louke, Loucks, Lucke and others.

Early Notables of the Lugg family (pre 1700)

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Ireland Migration of the Lugg family to Ireland

Some of the Lugg family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 59 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Lugg migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lugg Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Peter Lugg, who landed in Virginia in 1666 [2]
  • Andrew Lugg, who landed in New England in 1675 [2]
Lugg Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • John Lugg, who arrived in Virginia in 1703 [2]
Lugg Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Miss Edith Bessie Lugg, (b. 1886), aged 17, Cornish settler travelling aboard the ship "Philadelphia" arriving at Ellis Island, New York on 10th October 1903 en route to New York, USA [3]

Australia Lugg migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Lugg Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Thomas Lugg, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Waterloo" in 1840 [4]
  • Miss. Alice Lugg, (b. 1826), aged 22 born in Falmouth, Cornwall, UK convicted in Cornwall on 25th March 1848, sentenced for 7 years for stealing a watch, transported aboard the ship "Cadet" in 1848 to Van Diemen's Land, Tasmania, Australia [5]
  • Ms. Alice Lugg, (b. 1826), aged 22, Cornish settler convicted in Cornwall, UK on 25th March 1848, sentenced for 7 years for stealing a watch from Thomas Crosskirth at Falmouth, transported aboard the ship "Cadet" on 10th November 1848 to Van Diemen's Land, Tasmania, Australia [6]
  • Miss Alice Lugg who was convicted in Cornwall, England for 7 years, transported aboard the "Cadet" on 10th November 1848, arriving in Tasmania ( Van Diemen's Land) [7]
  • John Lugg, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Pakenham" in 1849 [8]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Lugg (post 1700) +

  • George Lugg, American actor, known for Novocaine (2001), The Public Eye (1992) and Two Fathers: Justice for the Innocent (1994)
  • Richard Lugg, American developer of the SonicStar, a supersonic aircraft jet airliner project which he predicts will reach speeds of Mach 4.4 (3,431 miles per hour)
  • Robert P. Lugg, American Democratic Party politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944, 1948 [9]
  • John Lugg, American politician, Mayor of Monmouth, Illinois, 1925 [9]
  • Harry Lugg, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1948 [9]
  • Allan W. Lugg, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1964 [9]
  • Alfred Lugg (1889-1975), English actor, known for his role in Queen of My Heart (1917)
  • William Lugg (1852-1939), English actor and singer, known for his roles in several Gilbert and Sullivan operas, one of the first actors in the British silent movie era
  • Eric Lugg, British actor and producer, known for Dora (1912), The Cardboard Box (1923) and The Definite Object (1920)
  • Private Norman Victor "Norm" Lugg (1898-1936), Australian rules footballer who played with South Melbourne and Fitzroy
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Prince of Wales colliery
  • Mr. William Lugg (b. 1863), Welsh coal miner who was working at the Prince of Wales Colliery in Abercarn, Wales on the 11th September 1878 when there was a coal mine explosion; he died [10]


  1. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 3rd May 2018). Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/emigration_ellis_island_1892_on.pdf
  4. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) WATERLOO 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Waterloo.htm
  5. ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 30th May 2018). Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/tasmanian_convicts_cornish.pdf
  6. ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 30th May 2018). Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/emigration_australia_convicts.pdf
  7. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 17th November 2020). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/cadet/
  8. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The PAKENHAM 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Pakenham.htm
  9. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  10. ^ Entombed in flood and flame (retrieved 3rd August 2021). Retrieved from https://web.archive.org/web/20120603025705/http://www.crosskeys.me.uk/history/prince.htm


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