Ogle History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Ogle family

The surname Ogle was first found in Northumberland where the earliest record of the name was of Humphrey de Hoggell who was granted a deed by William the Conqueror to enjoy "all the liberties and royalties of his manor of Ogle in an ample as a manner as any of his ancestors enjoyed the same before the time of the Norman invasion." Another source adds to this claim, " the manor formed part of the possessions, and was the residence, of the Ogle family, who were seated here before the Conquest, and with whom it continued till the time of Elizabeth. " [1] The township of Shilvington in Northumberland was home to another branch of the family. "It was anciently a manor in the Merlay barony, and was the property of the knightly families of Gubium and Ogle, the connexion of the latter of whom with the place was revived in 1830, the Rev. J. Savile Ogle then purchasing the estate." [1]

Early History of the Ogle family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ogle research. Another 127 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1362, 1538, 1341, 1406, 1469, 1440, 1486, 1468, 1513, 1490, 1530, 1513, 1545, 1529, 1562, 1540, 1597, 1568, 1629, 1681, 1750 and are included under the topic Early Ogle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Ogle Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Hoggel, Ogle, Ogill, Ogell and others.

Early Notables of the Ogle family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Robert Ogle, 1st Baron Ogle (1406-1469); Owen (Ewyn) Ogle, 2nd Baron Ogle (1440-1486); Ralph Ogle, 3rd Baron Ogle (1468-1513); Robert Ogle, 4th Baron Ogle (1490-1530); Robert Ogle, 5th Baron Ogle...
Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ogle Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Ireland Migration of the Ogle family to Ireland

Some of the Ogle family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 63 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 Ogle migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ogle Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • William Ogle, who landed in Maryland in 1661 [2]
  • Jane Ogle, who landed in Maryland in 1678 [2]
  • Catherine and John Ogle, who settled in Providence in 1679
  • John Ogle, aged 32, who arrived in New York in 1680 [2]
Ogle Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • William Ogle, who arrived in Virginia in 1701 [2]
  • Henry Ogle, who landed in West Indies in 1704 [2]
  • Benjamin and Eleanor Ogle, who settled in Virginia in 1774
Ogle Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • George Ogle, who arrived in New York in 1832 [2]
  • J A Ogle, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 [2]

Canada Ogle migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ogle Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Mark Ogle, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Michael Ogle, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750

New Zealand Ogle migration to New Zealand +

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Ogle Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • H. Ogle, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "William Watson" in 1859
  • H. Ogle, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "William Watson" arriving in Auckland, New Zealand on 8th February 1859 [3]

Contemporary Notables of the name Ogle (post 1700) +

  • Charles Clifford Ogle (1923-1964), American businessman and aviator who disappeared after his solo flight on August 12, 1964
  • Bob Ogle (1926-1984), American writer, best known for his work in How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966), Mister Magoo (1960) and The Dick Tracy Show (1961)
  • Dennis Ogle, American actor, known for his work in Six Pack Sam (2015), Hot Air (2015) and From Dusk Till Dawn (2014)
  • Charles Ogle (1798-1841), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania (1837-1841)
  • Charles Stanton Ogle (1865-1940), American silent film actor, known for his work in A Christmas Carol (1910), The Young Rajah (1922) and Michael Strogoff (1910)
  • Benjamin Ogle (1749-1809), American politician, 9th Governor of Maryland from 1798 to 1801
  • Samuel Ogle (1694-1752), Provincial Governor of Maryland in the 18th century
  • Anne Ogle, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 2008 [4]
  • Andrew Jackson Ogle (1822-1852), American politician, Representative from Pennsylvania 18th District, 1849-51 [4]
  • Alice N. Ogle, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1972 [4]
  • ... (Another 13 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

USS Arizona
  • Mr. Victor Willard Ogle, American Seaman Second Class from Oklahoma, USA working aboard the ship "USS Arizona" when she sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7th December 1941, he died in the sinking [5]


The Ogle 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: Prenez en gré
Motto Translation: Take in good will.


Suggested Readings for the name Ogle +

  • 2294 A Chronicle of Belair by Shirley Vlasak Baltz, The English Origin of John Ogle, First of the Name in Delaware by Francis Hamilton Hibbard.

  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  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. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 26th March 2019). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  5. ^ Pearl Harbour: USS Arizona Casualties List Pearl Harbour December 7, 1941. (Retrieved 2018, July 31st). Retrieved from http://pearl-harbor.com/arizona/casualtylist.html


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