occupational name for someone who kept a swine herd, or possibly a nickname for someone resembling a hog in some way.
Early Origins of the Picga family
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.
Early History of the Picga family
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Picga Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Pigg, Piga, Pig, Pigge, Picg, Picga and others.
Early Notables of the Picga family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Picga family to the New World and Oceana
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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