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The Wolgar name is of Anglo-Saxon origin, composed of the elements "wulf," or "wolf," and "gar," or "spear."

Wolgar Early Origins



The surname Wolgar was first found in Sussex and Hampshire, where records of the name were found in the Domesday Book of 1086. Other early records include William filius Wulgar who was on record in 1164 in County Warwickshire; Brixi Wulgar, on record in 1188 in the Pipe Rolls of Norfolk; Wlfgarus de Cokesale on record in 1252 in Colchester, Essex in the Cartularium Monasterii; Teobald Wolgar, who was on record in 1250 in Cambridge in the Cartularium Monasterii Rameseia; Edward Wulgar, who appeared in Yorkshire in 1273, and Edward Woolgar on record in County Lancashire in 1379.

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Wolgar Spelling Variations


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Wolgar Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wolgar, Wolger, Woulgar, Woolgar, Woolger, Woollgar and many more.

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Wolgar Early History


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Wolgar Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wolgar research. Another 173 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1373, 1678, 1685 and 1680 are included under the topic Early Wolgar History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wolgar Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wolgar Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wolgar 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:

Wolgar Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Maryann Wolgar, who was on record in Boston in 1871

Wolgar Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Charlotte Wolgar, who settled in Canada in 1832

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Citations


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Citations



    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. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    3. 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.
    4. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    5. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    7. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    8. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    9. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Wolgar Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wolgar 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 18 December 2014 at 15:44.

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