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The Hach surname finds its earliest origins with the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. Their name is derived from the baptismal name for the son of Haki, which was originally derived from the Scandinavian forename Haki or Hako. This Christian name was popular among the Viking settlers who landed on the shores of England during the 10th and 11th centuries.

Hach Early Origins



The surname Hach was first found in Devon where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Hach Spelling Variations


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Hach Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Hach are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Hach include: Hack, Hache, Hach, Hacche and others.

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Hach Early History


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Hach Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hach research. Another 298 words (21 lines of text) covering the year 1299 is included under the topic Early Hach History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hach Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hach Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hach Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North Ameri ca. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Hach or a variant listed above:

Hach Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Andrew Hach, aged 37, landed in Missouri in 1847

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hach (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hach (post 1700)



  • Irvin William Hach (1873-1936), American Major League Baseball second baseman and third baseman who played for the 1897 Louisville Colonels
  • Heather Hach, American screenwriter, librettist and novelist, 1999 recipient of the Walt Disney Screenwriting Fellowship
  • Kathryn "Kitty" Hach -Darrow (1922-1947), American co-founder of the Hach Chemical Company in 1947 with her first husband Clifford C. Hach

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Hach Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    2. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    4. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    5. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    8. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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    The Hach Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hach Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 23 March 2015 at 10:03.

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