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Skegg Early Origins



The surname Skegg was first found in Huntingdon where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 12th century when they held estates in that shire.

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Skegg Spelling Variations


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Skegg Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Skeggs, Skeges, Skegg, Skecks, Skeck and others.

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Skegg Early History


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Skegg Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Skegg research. Another 299 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1379, 1455, 1487, 1510, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Skegg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Skegg Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Skegg Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Skegg 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: Edward Walter Skaggs, aged 27, who arrived at Ellis Island, in 1904; Julia Skaggs, aged 57, who arrived at Ellis Island, in 1904; Mrs. C. P. Skaggs, who arrived at Ellis Island, in 1903.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Skegg (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Skegg (post 1700)



  • Sir David Christopher Graham Skegg KNZM, OBE, FRSNZ (b. 1947), New Zealand epidemiologist and university administrator from Auckland

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Skegg Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    2. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    5. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Skegg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Skegg 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 10 August 2012 at 09:18.

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