Reference Entry

Bogle

Edited by Patrick Hanks

in Dictionary of American Family Names

Published in print January 2003 | ISBN: 9780195081374
Published online January 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780195188417
Bogle

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1. Scottish and northern Irish: nickname for a person of frightening appearance, from older Scots bogill ‘hobgoblin’, ‘bogy’ (of uncertain

Reference Entry.  70 words. 

Subjects: Names Studies

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