Category Archives: England

Buggy: Always the butt of jokes

I was reading a random book on Italian surnames when I was startled to come across a passage that outlines a saying which was prevalent in England and pokes fun at the Bugg and, by extension, Buggy names. But having … Continue reading

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Names from England Map 1086-1280

I have created a map of England which shows some of the earliest documented examples of Buggy and similar names. The line drawn across the country shows the extent of Viking settlements. These settlements were located in the counties north … Continue reading

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