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The name Hagges is from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of the Britain and 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.

Hagges Early Origins



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

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Hagges Early History


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Hagges Early History



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

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Hagges Spelling Variations


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Hagges Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Hagges has been spelled many different ways, including Haggas, Haggis, Hagis, Hagass, Haggist, Hagges, Hages, Hagus, Hagase, Aggas, Agas, Aggs, Agace, Agus and many more.

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Hagges Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hagges Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hagges 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



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Haggess to arrive in North America: Humphrey Haggist who settled in Virginia in 1654.

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