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Skeggs Early Origins



The surname Skeggs 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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Skeggs Spelling Variations


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Skeggs Spelling Variations



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

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Skeggs Early History


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Skeggs Early History



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

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Skeggs Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Skeggs Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Skeggs 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:

Skeggs Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J L Skeggs, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850 [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)

Skeggs Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • P.T. Skeggs, aged 37, who settled in America, in 1906
  • George Henry Skeggs, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States, in 1918
  • William Skeggs, aged 22, who landed in America, in 1919
  • Walter Skeggs, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States, in 1921

Skeggs Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • James Skeggs, aged 27, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rooparell" in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Skeggs (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Skeggs (post 1700)



  • Roy Skeggs, English former film producer for Hammer Films
  • Tony Skeggs (b. 1972), English cricketer
  • Bruce Albert Edward Skeggs (b. 1932), Australian politician from Sydney, New South Wales

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Skeggs Family Crest Products


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See Also


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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. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  2. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  4. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  5. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  7. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  9. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  10. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
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The Skeggs Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Skeggs 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 7 August 2014 at 12:36.

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