BAUGH Family History
This interesting name is derived from the Olde Welsh "bach" meaning "little" and was originally given as a nickname or a term of endearment to a short man or young fellow. The surname is first recorded towards the end of the 14th Century. The three name bearers Madog, Jeron and Lloit Bach coming from Wales and its border counties In 1450 one, Geoffrey Bagh is recorded in "The Merchants' Guild of Shrewsbury" (Shropshire). A Rychard Bawgh appears in "The Pipe Rolls of Worcestershire" (1545). In the modern idiom, the name is spelt Baugh.