Show ContentsHagin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Irish names tend to vary widely in their spelling and overall form. The original Gaelic form of the name Hagin is Ó hAgain, which was earlier rendered as Ó hOgain. Traditionally, the name means young. 1

Early Origins of the Hagin family

The surname Hagin was first found in County Tyrone (Irish: Tír Eoghain), the ancient territory of the O'Neills, now in the Province of Ulster, central Northern Ireland, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Hagin family

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Hagin Spelling Variations

Just like the English language, the Gaelic language of Ireland was not standardized in the Middle Ages. Therefore, one's name was often recorded under several different spellings during the life of its bearer. Spelling variations revealed in the search for the origins of the Hagin family name include Hagan, Hegan, Hagen, O'Hagan and others.

Early Notables of the Hagin family

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Australia Hagin migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Hagin Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Francis Hagin, British Convict who was convicted in Lancaster, Lancashire, England for 14 years, transported aboard the "Caledonia" on 5th July 1820, arriving in Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land) 2

  1. MacLysaght, Edward, The Surnames of Ireland. Ireland: Irish Academic Press, sixth edition, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2366-3)
  2. Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 25th November 2020). Retrieved from on Facebook