Bragg

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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.


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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.

Early records

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.

Variants

  • Bragg
  • Bragge

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