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The Piga 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.

Piga Early Origins



The surname Piga 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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Piga Spelling Variations


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Piga Spelling Variations



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

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Piga Early History


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Piga Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Piga 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 Piga History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Piga Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Piga Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Piga 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. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    4. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    6. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    10. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
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    The Piga Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Piga 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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