origin and came from when the family lived in the tithing of Southcote in the county of
. The surname was originally derived from the Old English words
where they were Lords of the Manor of Southcote anciently seated in that shire.
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It is only in the last few hundred
years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon
surnames like Sugget are characterized by many spelling variations
. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. Scribes and monks in the Middle Ages spelled names they sounded, so it is common to find several variations that refer to a single person. The variations of the name Sugget include: Southcote, Sothcotte, Southcott, Sothcott, Southcod, Southcodt, Soutcott and many more.