Bragg family page
This family name first arrived from England in the 1820s, when the children of William Bragg and his wife Ann were baptised in St Helier.
Edgar and Ivy Bragg on their wedding day; see family tree
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Origins of surname
This surname is first found in England in the 13th century. It was a nickname for a cheerful, lively person or a boaster, from the Medieval English word bragge, meaning lively, gay, active, brisk.
The first couple to start a family in Jersey were William Bragg and Ann, whose first child was baptised in St Helier in 1829. The couple appear to have married before arriving in the island.
Births and baptisms