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The ancient Viking-Scottish name Orgeas is derived from the name Aassi, which is a Old Norse form of the Old English personal name Oswald, which means divine power. The original spelling of the surname Orgeas was Aassiesen, and this form is preserved in the Shetlands; many diminutive forms of the surname also exist. The surname was recorded in the Landnamabok (the Icelandic Book of settlement), as Asi.

Orgeas Early Origins



The surname Orgeas was first found in the Shetlands, where it is a form of Oswald.

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Orgeas Early History


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Orgeas Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Orgeas research. Another 113 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Orgeas History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Orgeas Spelling Variations


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Orgeas Spelling Variations



The spellings of Scottish names dating from the medieval era often bear little resemblance to those seen today. They vary enormously because scribes in that time spelled according to their ears. Some spelling variations of the name Orgeas include Aassie, Assi, Assie, Aasie, Hoseason, Hosison and many more.

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Orgeas Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Orgeas Early Notables (pre 1700)



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Orgeas In Ireland


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Orgeas In Ireland



Some of the Orgeas family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 47 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



The farms of Scottish settlers soon dotted the east coast of the colonies that would become the nations of the United States and Canada. Many of those migrants and their children went on to play important roles in the founding the great nations of North America. Early North American immigration records have revealed a number of people bearing the Scottish name Orgeas or a variant listed above, including: William Hoseason, and family who migrated directly from the Shetlands about 1730 to Jamaica. This family eventually married into the distinguished Bruce family of Jamaica..

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