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Mogg Early Origins



The surname Mogg was first found in Somerset where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.

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Mogg Spelling Variations


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Mogg Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Mogg, Moggs, Moke, Moak, Moake, Moeke, Moek and many more.

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Mogg Early History


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Mogg Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mogg research. Another 281 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, and 1703 are included under the topic Early Mogg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mogg Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mogg Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Mogg Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Mogg Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Tho Mogg, who settled in Virginia in 1674

Mogg Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Michael Mogg, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Hans Michael Mogg, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Hans Mogg, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1739
  • Hans Mogg, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1739
  • John Mogg, who settled in America in 1772
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Mogg Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • David Mogg, who came to Canada in 1815

Mogg Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Matthew Mogg, aged 24, a carpenter, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Waitangi" in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mogg (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mogg (post 1700)



  • Lewis Mogg, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State House of Representatives 89th District, 1978
  • Royston Mogg (1929-2006), English Methodist preacher and fraternalist
  • William Rees Mogg (b. 1928), English journalist and life peer
  • Les Mogg (b. 1929), former Australian rules footballer
  • Phil Mogg (b. 1948), British singer in the rock bank "UFO"
  • General Sir John Mogg (1913-2001), Deputy Supreme Allied Commander, Europe
  • Adam Mogg (b. 1977), Australian rugby league player

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Cura pii Diis sunt
Motto Translation: Pious men are a care to the gods.


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    2. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    4. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    11. ...

    The Mogg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mogg Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 12 July 2016 at 15:11.

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