The name Hachey is tied to the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture of England
. It comes 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.
Early Origins of the Hachey family
The surname Hachey 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.
Early History of the Hachey family
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Hachey Spelling Variations
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Hachey has undergone many spelling variations
, including Hack, Hache, Hach, Hacche and others.
Early Notables of the Hachey family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hachey family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the unstable social climate in England
of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Hachey were among those contributors:
Hachey Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Anna Maria Hachey, aged 34, arrived in New York in 1922 aboard the ship "Stockholm" from Gothenburg, Sweden CITATION[CLOSE]
"New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNKB-NJ7 : 6 December 2014), Anna Maria Hachey, 20 May 1922; citing departure port Gothenburg, Sweden, arrival port New York, ship name Stockholm, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
Contemporary Notables of the name Hachey (post 1700)
- Michael Joseph "Mikey" Hachey (b. 1985), American bassist, former member of the third-wave ska band, Suburban Legends