The Woollger name is of Anglo-Saxon
origin, composed of the elements "wulf," or "wolf," and "gar," or "spear."
Early Origins of the Woollger family
The surname Woollger was first found in Sussex
, 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
Early History of the Woollger family
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Woollger Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Wolgar, Wolger, Woulgar, Woolgar, Woolger, Woollgar and many more.
Early Notables of the Woollger family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Woollger family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Charlotte Wolgar, who settled in Canada in 1832; Maryann Wolgar, who was on record in Boston in 1871; and John Woolgar, who was on record in the census of Ontario of 1871..