When Joseph Wragg was born on 25 August 1799, in Treeton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Wragg, was 46 and his mother, Jeneviva Ardron, was 40.
English (West Yorkshire and Derbyshire):
from the Old Norse (Old Danish) personal name Wraghi, of uncertain origin and meaning.
variant of Ragge, from Middle English ragge ‘scrap of cloth, flap (of a garment), rag’, perhaps for someone who wore tattered clothing or clothes ornamented with strips of fabric. Alternatively, ragge might have been a shortened form of Middle English ragged ‘tattered, shaggy’. Perhaps occasionally a habitational name from Rag Field in Wonersh (Surrey). The placename probably derives from Middle English ragge ‘moss, lichen’ (Old English ragge, a side-form of ragu).