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Multiple Origins for the Surname Hagel


English


The distinguished surname Hagel emerged among the industrious people of Flanders, which was an important trading partner and political ally of Britain during the Middle Ages. As a result of the frequent commercial intercourse between the Flemish and English nations, many Flemish migrants settled in Britain. In early times, people were known by only a single name. However, as the population grew and people traveled further afield, it became increasingly necessary to assume an additional name to differentiate between bearers of the same personal name. One of the most common classes of surname is the patronymic surname, which was usually derived from the first name of the person's father. Flemish surnames of this type are often characterized by the diminutive suffix -kin, which became very frequent in England during the 14th century. The surname Hagel is derived from the personal name Haghel.

Hagel Early Origins



The surname Hagel was first found in Somerset, where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Hagel Spelling Variations


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Hagel Spelling Variations



Flemish surnames are characterized by a large number of spelling variations. One reason for this is that medieval English lacked definite spelling rules. The spellings of surnames were also influenced by the official court languages, which were French and Latin. Names were rarely spelled consistently in medieval times. Scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, rather than adhering to specific spelling rules, and people often had their names registered in several different forms throughout their lives. One of the greatest reasons for change is the linguistic uniqueness of the Flemish settlers in England, who spoke a language closely related to Dutch. The pronunciation and spelling of Flemish names were often altered to suit the tastes of English-speaking people. In many cases, the first, final, or middle syllables of surnames were eliminated. The name has been spelled Hagell, Haghel, Hagle, Hagel, Hagelle and others.

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Hagel Early History


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Hagel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hagel research. Another 89 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hagel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hagel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hagel Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hagel 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



The records on immigrants and ships' passengers show a number of people bearing the name Hagel:

Hagel Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Jan Gerritsen Hagel, who arrived in New Netheriand(s) in 1660 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Hagel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Louis Hagel (1754), William Hagle (1795), John Hagel (1852) and Charles Hagle (1867), all of whom sailed to Philadelphia, Pa

Hagel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Friedrich Hagel, who arrived in New York in 1882
  • Johannes Hagel, aged 20, who landed in New York, NY in 1893 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Hagel Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Johann Hagel, aged 32, who arrived in South Australia in 1848 aboard the ship "Victoria" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) VICTORIA 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Victoria.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hagel (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hagel (post 1700)



  • Lawrence B. Hagel, American Judge to the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
  • Otto Hagel (1909-1973), German-born, American photographer and filmmaker
  • Catherine Helen Hagel (1894-2008), née Dahlheimer, an American supercentenarian
  • Charles Timothy "Chuck" Hagel (b. 1946), Senior United States Senator from Nebraska
  • Herbert Norman Hagel (b. 1922), American music industry executive, president of the National Music Strings Company in 1971 in New Jersey
  • Kyle Hagel (b. 1985), Canadian professional AHL ice hockey player
  • Glenn Joseph Hagel (1949-1986), Canadian provincial politician, member of the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan from 1986 to 2007

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Hagel Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  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. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) VICTORIA 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Victoria.htm

Other References

  1. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  3. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  4. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  5. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  7. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  10. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
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The Hagel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hagel 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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