Bugg Name Meaning

English: nickname for an uncouth or weird man, from Middle English bugge ‘hobgoblin’, ‘scarecrow’ (perhaps from Welsh bwg ‘ghost’). Compare Bogle 1.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Sugg, Bigg, Buggy, Boggs, Wigg, Lugg, Begg, Bunt, Wagg, Buys

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Bugg Family Origin

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Bugg Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    11%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Farm Labourer

    4%
  • Ag Labourer

    3%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bugg. A less common occupation for the Bugg family was Ag Labourer. The most common Bugg occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 11% of Bugg's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Bugg Historical Records

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Bugg Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Bugg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bugg in 1940 was 59, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bugg

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