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

Skraggs Early Origins



The surname Skraggs 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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Skraggs Spelling Variations


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Skraggs Spelling Variations



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

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Skraggs Early History


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Skraggs Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Skraggs 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 Skraggs History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Skraggs Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Skraggs Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 43 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Skraggs 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: Richard Scruggs, who settled in Virginia in 1655; and Thomas Scruggs, who settled in Salem, Massachusetts in 1630.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    3. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    4. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    6. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    7. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    10. 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.
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    The Skraggs Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Skraggs 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 16 May 2013 at 10:45.

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