Last name: Nugent
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Hi,I am a fellow Nugent.I have always been interested in speaking with others of the same name,My dad's family came from outside Dublin (I am from Scotland).
veronica nugen livell
really intrested in my nugent ancestry, would love yo be in contact with other nugent fanilies my father is philip patrick nugent xxx
where is your family from?
veronica nugent livell
hi nicole, my main branch of nugent decendents came over to britain 1066 with william the conqurere.then to ireland county meath after been given loads of land off the king after the battle.they fist came over from france, and from scandinavia bfor that. nugent is a norse name the very first nugent was philip de nogent.there r loads of nugent castles still in ireland from ireland lots of nugents came to birkenhead. my nugents have thru marriage r connected to kellys, dempsy, my grandparents lizzie and phil. my parents phil and vera. i hope this helps nicole as u should b proud of u nugent name. for lots of info, cos theirs loads and a prominent coat of arms.tpe in google first nugent family xx
Interesting stuff... I'm from cape Breton nova scotia Canada. Would love to know if I'm of any relation. I have no prior knowledge of country of origin or any of that
Francis Nugent Dixon
Sorry, forgot to give the site name : http://www.nugent.fr/
Francis Nugent Dixon
The Nugent surname does not originate in Normandy. In 965 (about), in order to stem Norman incursions over the border into territories controlled by Lothaire, King of France, Thibault, Count of Blois, ordered a certain Rotrou to build fortifications at a small town of Nogent-le-Châtel (Nogent stems from the Latin name "Novogentium", meaning "new settlement"), just south of the (then) Normandy Border. Nogent-le Chatel was in an administrative area called the Perche (although it does not exist as such today). The family of Rotrou became powerful, married into royalty, and became Counts of Perche. Nogent-le-Châtel later became known as Nogent-le-Rotrou, following the family name, where several generations of "Rotrou" were known. Descendants of the family settled in England, after supporting William the Conqueror in his invasion of England (1066). In 1172, the English grandsons of the family followed Henry II to Ireland, where they settlled. They became Barons of Delvin, and their descendants eventually became Earls of Westmeath. The "De Nogent" name was anglicized to Nugent in about 1410 by Sir William Nugent (Sheriff of Westmeath). For more details concerning the origins and descendancy of the Nugent Family, see my site.
John Patrick Nugent
Like your post Francis. Our family was from all of what you said. We became the Sheriff of America as well. We live in Australia now and do a lot of work still for the royal family in England. I have just recently did a little research on my family where I found this out.
Hello to you all. I am fiercely proud of my surname and family history but I have heard many variations in the story of the founding of the Nugent name in England/Ireland (from de Nogent). I had read somewhere that the earlier Nugents were illegitimate sons of French royalty who were given titles but were determined to make a name for themeselves by serving with William the Conqueror in the invasion of Britain. They supposedly commanded a division of the Norman forces and were awarded the counties of Meath and Westmeath in Ireland to govern as reward for their services. I do find it all fascinating and I am always keen to learn more, some of your posts I find really intrigueing and I would like to visit any websites you would recommend. Decreví.
my grandfather was also called John Patrick Nugent. One of the most remarkable men I have ever known.