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The Anglo-Saxon name Hagg comes from the baptismal name for the son of Agace. As the naming tradition grew in Europe baptismal names began to be introduced in many countries. Baptismal names were sometimes given in honor of Christian saints and other biblical figures. There are very few Christian countries in Europe that did not adopt surnames from these religious figures.

Hagg Early Origins



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

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Hagg Spelling Variations


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Hagg Spelling Variations



Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Hagg were recorded, including Haggas, Haggis, Hagis, Hagass, Haggist, Hagges, Hages, Hagus, Hagase, Aggas, Agas, Aggs, Agace, Agus and many more.

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Hagg Early History


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Hagg Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hagg research. Another 167 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1273 and 1379 are included under the topic Early Hagg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hagg Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hagg Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hagg 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 were:

Hagg Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Robert Hagg, aged 33, a labourer, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the brig "Dorcas Savage" from Belfast, Ireland
  • Effy Hagg, aged 36, a widow, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the brig "Dorcas Savage" from Belfast, Ireland
  • Robert Hagg, aged 2, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the brig "Dorcas Savage" from Belfast, Ireland
  • Richard Hagg, aged 8, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the brig "Dorcas Savage" from Belfast, Ireland
  • James Hagg, aged 6, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the brig "Dorcas Savage" from Belfast, Ireland

Hagg Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Charles Hagg arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Andromache" in 1850
  • Mary Hagg arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Andromache" in 1850

Hagg Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • G. Hagg arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Harkaway" in 1858

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hagg (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hagg (post 1700)



  • S. J. Hagg, American politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives 52nd District, 1921-24, 1929-32; Member of South Dakota State Senate 37th District, 1925-28
  • Frank Hagg, American politician, Mayor of Midland, Texas, 1925-29
  • Doyle D. Hagg, American Republican politician, Candidate for Kentucky State Senate 20th District, 1981
  • Göran Olof Waldemar Hägg (1947-2015), Swedish author, critic and docent in literature science

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    3. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. 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. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
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    The Hagg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hagg 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 16 November 2015 at 10:48.

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