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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : from Middle English bagge ‘bag’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of bags and sacks of various kinds, including wallets and purses.
  • English : from the Germanic personal name Bac(c)o, Bahho (see Bacon 1).
  • Swedish : nickname or soldier’s name from Swedish bagge ‘ram’.
  • Danish : from a personal name of uncertain derivation.

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