Type Surname (from given name)
Usage Ancient Germanic
Other Forms FormsFogge, Fogh
Edit Status Status [contributor]
This surname appeared in Denmark during the time of the Vikings. It is believed to have Jute origin. It spread to Italy during the Roman Empire and to England as early as the 1080s, being listed in the Doomsday Book compiled by William the Conqueror. Today, there are English, Welsh, Norman, Italian, Danish, and American branches.One notable descendant is Catherine Parr, granddaughter of Lady Jane Fogg and last wife of King Henry XIII.