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Segars is an ancient Anglo-Saxon surname that came from the baptismal name for the son of Sigar which was an Old English personal name.

Segars Early Origins



The surname Segars was first found in Norfolk where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Segars Spelling Variations


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Segars Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Segars has been recorded under many different variations, including Segar, Seeger, Seegar, Sigar, Sugar, Seager, Sager, Saker, Sakar and many more.

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Segars Early History


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Segars Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Segars research. Another 277 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1564, 1633, 1693, and 1768 are included under the topic Early Segars History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Segars Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Segars Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Segars 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



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Segars or a variant listed above: John Saker who settled in Maine in 1625; Thomas, Marie and Joe Saker landed in Virginia in 1635; Thomas Saker settled in Virginia in 1653; John Seegar arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1880.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Segars (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Segars (post 1700)



  • Martha Segars, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 2008
  • Joseph Monroe Segars (b. 1938), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Cape Verde, 1992

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    2. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    5. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    6. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    7. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    8. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    9. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    10. 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.
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    The Segars Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Segars 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 9 December 2015 at 09:21.

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