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The roots of the distinguished German surname Hagendorn can be traced back to the region of Brunswick, now the modern state of Lower Saxony. The name means "hawthorn," and was likely first borne by someone whose home was located close to a thorny bush. Alternatively, there are several cities in the region named Hagendorn; it is possible that the name was given as a surname to designate someone hailing from Hagendorn.

Hagendorn Early Origins



The surname Hagendorn was first found in northern Germany, where it was a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. The roots of the Hagendorn family have been traced back to the regions of Brunswick and Schleswig-Holstein, where the earliest records of the name have been found. The first recorded bearer of the name was Johann Haghedorn, who lived in Lübeck in 1325.

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Hagendorn Spelling Variations


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Hagendorn Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Hagedorn, Hagendorn, Haghedorn, von Hagedorn, Haydern and many more.

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Hagendorn Early History


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Hagendorn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hagendorn research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1344 and 1708 are included under the topic Early Hagendorn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hagendorn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hagendorn Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hagendorn 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Peter Hagedoren and his wife Elisabetha, who emigrated from the Palatinate to New York with their four children in 1710; Adele Hagedorn, who immigrated to Texas in 1846.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    4. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    8. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    10. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
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    The Hagendorn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hagendorn 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 4 March 2014 at 14:21.

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