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The Picga surname is derived from the Middle English word "pigge," which means "pig" and was most likely an occupational name for someone who kept a swine herd, or possibly a nickname for someone resembling a hog in some way.

Picga Early Origins



The surname Picga was first found in Northumberland where they held a family seat from very early times. The first bearer of the name found was Aluricus Piga, who was recorded the Domesday Book in 1066.

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Picga Spelling Variations


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Picga Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pigg, Piga, Pig, Pigge, Picg, Picga and others.

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Picga Early History


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Picga Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Picga research. Another 109 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1186, 1225, 1580, 1569, 1571, 1569, 1579, 1571 and 1578 are included under the topic Early Picga History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Picga Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Picga Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Picga 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 or some of its variants were: Thomas Pigg, who came to Roxbury, Massachusetts in 1634; Roger Pigg, who arrived in Maryland in 1673; as well as Jane and Edward Pigg, who settled in Virginia in 1703..

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    2. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    3. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    4. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    7. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    10. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
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    The Picga Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Picga 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 11 May 2015 at 15:44.

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