Show ContentsHaeger History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The colorful history of Saxony provides a glimpse at the oldest origins of the Haeger family. In the medieval era, the German lands were inhabited by a variety of Barbarian tribes. The ancient dukedom of Saxony derived its name from the Germanic tribe name the Saxons who inhabited the territory after the fall of the Roman Empire.

Early Origins of the Haeger family

The surname Haeger was first found in Saxony-Weimar, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name Hager became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation.

Early History of the Haeger family

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Haeger Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Hager, Hagger, Hagerr, Haager, Haagger, Haagerr, Haeger, Haegar, Heger and many more.

Early Notables of the Haeger family (pre 1700)

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United States Haeger migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Haeger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johann Heinrich Haeger, aged 75, who landed in Virginia in 1714 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Haeger (post 1700) +

  • Charles Wallis Haeger (1983-2020), American professional knuckleball pitcher in Major League Baseball

HMS Hood
  • Mr. Edward G Haeger (b. 1909), English Sergeant serving for the Royal Navy from Cowes, Isle of Wight, England, who sailed into battle and died in the HMS Hood sinking [2]

  1. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. H.M.S. Hood Association-Battle Cruiser Hood: Crew Information - H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour, Men Lost in the Sinking of H.M.S. Hood, 24th May 1941. (Retrieved 2016, July 15) . Retrieved from on Facebook