Last name: WRAGG

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WRAGG : This last name is indexed 39,813 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

WRAGG : English (West Yorkshire and Derbyshire):: 1: from the Old Norse (Old Danish) personal name Wraghi of uncertain origin and meaning.2: variant of Ragge from Middle English ragge ‘scrap of cloth flap (of a garment) rag’ perhaps for someone who wore tattered clothing or clothes ornamented with strips of fabric. Alternatively ragge might have been a shortened form of Middle English ragged ‘tattered shaggy’. Perhaps occasionally a habitational name from Rag Field in Wonersh (Surrey). The placename probably derives from Middle English ragge ‘moss lichen’ (Old English ragge a side-form of ragu).

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