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Spurgeon Early Origins



The surname Spurgeon was first found in Norfolk where they held a family seat. The name is anciently found in that county as Spirigin, of unknown origin, but if not Saxon, then it may be Viking, or may possibly be associated with the Danegeld.

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Spurgeon Spelling Variations


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Spurgeon Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Spurgeon, Spurgin, Spurgon, Spugin, Spraging and many more.

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Spurgeon Early History


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Spurgeon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Spurgeon research. Another 296 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1566, and 1712 are included under the topic Early Spurgeon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Spurgeon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Spurgeon Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Spurgeon 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:

Spurgeon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • G. Spurgeon, aged 29, who emigrated to America, in 1893

Spurgeon Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Arthur Spurgeon, aged 47, who landed in America from Purley, England, in 1908
  • John Spurgeon, aged 43, who settled in America, in 1911
  • Lewis Spurgeon, aged 25, who landed in America from Liverpool, England, in 1913
  • Marie Spurgeon, aged 62, who emigrated to the United States from Cardiff, Wales, in 1915
  • Hilda Charlotte Spurgeon, aged 16, who landed in America from Brentford, England, in 1915
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Spurgeon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Spurgeon (post 1700)



  • Jay Spurgeon (b. 1976), American baseball player
  • Fred "Freddy" Spurgeon (1900-1970), American Major League Baseball player
  • Dennis Spurgeon (b. 1943), American nuclear engineer, incumbent Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy
  • Thomas H. Spurgeon, American Republican politician, Candidate for Missouri State Senate 18th District, 1946
  • S. E. Spurgeon, American Republican politician, Mayor of Kokomo, Indiana, 1926-29
  • Otis L. Spurgeon, American politician, Independent Candidate for U.S. Senator from Iowa, 1914
  • Keith Spurgeon (1933-1990), English football player and manager
  • Caroline Frances Eleanor Spurgeon (1869-1942), English literary critic, best known for her work Skakespeare's Imagery
  • William H. Spurgeon (1829-1915), American founder of Santa Ana, California
  • Tyler Spurgeon (b. 1986), Canadian NHL ice hockey player
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Spurgeon Historic Events


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Spurgeon Historic Events




Empress of Ireland

  • Miss Kathleen Beatrice Spurgeon (1908-1914), Canadian Third Class Passenger from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914
  • Mrs. Catherine Annie Spurgeon (1885-1914), née Britton Canadian Third Class Passenger from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Non civium ardor
Motto Translation: Not the ardour of the citizens.


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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. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    4. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    7. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    8. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    9. 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.
    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 Spurgeon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Spurgeon 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 October 2016 at 11:21.

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