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

Scruggs Early Origins



The surname Scruggs 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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Scruggs Spelling Variations


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Scruggs Spelling Variations



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

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Scruggs Early History


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Scruggs Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Scruggs research. Another 231 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1st , 1296, 1436, 1449, 1439, 1623, 1683, 1678 and 1681 are included under the topic Early Scruggs History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Scruggs Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Scruggs Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 43 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Scruggs 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 were:

Scruggs Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Thomas Scruggs, who settled in Salem, Massachusetts in 1630
  • Thomas Scruggs, who arrived in Salem, Massachusetts in 1635 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • William Scruggs, who landed in Salem, Massachusetts in 1654 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Rich Scruggs, who arrived in Virginia in 1655 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Richard Scruggs, who settled in Virginia in 1655

Scruggs Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • R. M. Scruggs, aged 76, who emigrated to the United States, in 1897
  • Wm. L. Scruggs, aged 61, who landed in America, in 1897

Scruggs Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Daniel Scruggs, aged 48, who emigrated to the United States, in 1909
  • Thedore Scruggs, who settled in America, in 1910
  • Theodora Scruggs, aged 31, who settled in New York, in 1914
  • Charles E. Scruggs, aged 27, who landed in America, in 1918
  • Marshall Scruggs, aged 23, who landed in America, in 1920
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Scruggs (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Scruggs (post 1700)



  • Xavier Scruggs (b. 1987), American Major League Baseball first baseman for the St. Louis Cardinals
  • Anthony Raymond "Tony" Scruggs (b. 1966), American Major League Baseball left fielder for the Texas Rangers in 1991
  • Elaine Scruggs, American politician, Mayor of Glendale, Arizona
  • Joe Scruggs (b. 1951), retired American singer-songwriter
  • William Lindsay Scruggs (1836-1912), American author, lawyer, and diplomat, United States Ambassador to Colombia (1873-1876) and (1882-1885), United States Ambassador to Venezuela (1889-1892)
  • Lauren Scruggs (b. 1988), American fashion journalist and blogger
  • Greg Scruggs (b. 1990), American NFL football defensive end for the Seattle Seahawks
  • Irene Scruggs (1901-1981), American Piedmont blues and country blues singer
  • Chris Scruggs (b. 1982), American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, grandson of Earl Scruggs
  • Jan Scruggs, American founder of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, he received the Samuel S. Beard Award for Greatest Public Service by an Individual in 1983
  • ... (Another 14 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Scruggs


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Suggested Readings for the name Scruggs



  • Scruggs Piper Connections by Jane Melonie Scruggs Piper.
  • Diary of Allen Franklin Scruggs 1803-1902 by Allen Franklin Scruggs.

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  2. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  3. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  4. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  6. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  7. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  8. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  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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