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The Scroges surname is of uncertain origin, but was related to a Middle English word used to describe 'stunted growth' of foliage.

Scroges Early Origins



The surname Scroges was first found in Peebles-shire in the lands of Stobo where they held a family seat at Scrogges from the 12th century.

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Scroges Spelling Variations


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Scroges Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Scroggs, Scrogges, Scrogs, Scroggis, Scruggs, Scroggin, Scroggins and many more.

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Scroges Early History


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Scroges Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Scroges research. Another 185 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1436, 1449, 1439, 1623, 1683, 1678 and 1681 are included under the topic Early Scroges History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Scroges Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Scroges Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Scroges Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Scroges In Ireland


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Scroges In Ireland



Some of the Scroges family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 169 words (12 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


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Richard Scruggs, who settled in Virginia in 1655; and Thomas Scruggs, who settled in Salem, Massachusetts in 1630.

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Citations


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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. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    3. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    8. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    9. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
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    The Scroges Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Scroges 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 25 October 2017 at 16:16.

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