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Suggs Early Origins



The surname Suggs was first found in Hampshire 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 year 1185 when Richard Sugge held estates in that shire.

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Suggs Spelling Variations


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Suggs Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Suggs, Sugge, Sugs, Suges and others.

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Suggs Early History


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Suggs Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Suggs research. Another 258 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1196, 1455, and 1487 are included under the topic Early Suggs History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Suggs Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Suggs Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Suggs 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: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Suggs (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Suggs (post 1700)



  • Louise Suggs (1923-2015), American Hall of Fame professional golfer, co-founder of LPGA
  • Don Suggs (b. 1945), American artist
  • Shafer Suggs (b. 1953), American former NFL and CFL football safety who played from 1976 to 1983
  • Joshua Taylor Suggs (b. 1989), American professional soccer player
  • Terrell Raymonn Suggs (b. 1982), American football outside linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens, AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year (2011)
  • Lee Ernest Suggs Jr. (b. 1980), American former NFL football running back who played from 2003 to 2006
  • Mae Louise Suggs (b. 1923), American golfer with 58 tour victories, inductee into the World Golf Hall of Fame and the LPGA Hall of Fame, one of the founders of the LPGA Tour
  • George Franklin Suggs (1882-1949), American Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 1908 to 1915
  • Joseph M. Suggs Jr., American Democrat politician, Connecticut State Treasurer, 1993-95; Appointed 1993 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • J. E. Suggs, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1960 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  2. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  3. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  7. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  10. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
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The Suggs Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Suggs 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 22 February 2016 at 10:52.

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