Bogle Family History
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Bogle Name Meaning
Scottish and northern Irish: nickname for a person of frightening appearance, from older Scots bogill ‘hobgoblin’, ‘bogy’ (of uncertain origin, possibly Gaelic). South German (Bögle): metonymic occupational name for a bowman or bow maker, from a diminutive of Middle High German boge ‘bow’ (see Bogel), or from the pet form of a Germanic personal name formed with an element akin to Old High German bogo ‘bow’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Bolle, Ogle, Bole, Begle, Bohle, Boyle, Bogue, Bogie, Bolt, Boule