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Scruggs Family History

Scruggs Name Meaning
Probably an altered form of Scroggs.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

388,136 Historical Documents with Scruggs on Ancestry
71,440 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
13,018 Military Records
1,128 Immigration Records
45,806 Census and Voter Lists
256,744 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Scruggs Families

  • Number of Scruggs families
     162 - 322
     55 - 161
     1 - 54
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Scruggs families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Scruggs last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Scruggs Family Origin

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Scruggs Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Scruggs

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Scruggs Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Scruggs census records

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Scruggs Civil War Service Records

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