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The roots of the distinguished German surname Haghedorn 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 Haghedorn; it is possible that the name was given as a surname to designate someone hailing from Haghedorn.

Haghedorn Early Origins



The surname Haghedorn 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 Haghedorn 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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Haghedorn Spelling Variations


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Haghedorn Spelling Variations



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

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Haghedorn Early History


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Haghedorn Early History



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

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Haghedorn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Haghedorn Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Haghedorn 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. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    2. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    3. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    4. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    7. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    10. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
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    The Haghedorn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Haghedorn 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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