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

Early Origins of the Hagins family


The surname Hagins 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.

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Early History of the Hagins family

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Early History of the Hagins family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hagins research.
Another 199 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1612 and 1722 are included under the topic Early Hagins History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hagins Spelling Variations

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Hagins Spelling Variations


Names from the Middle Ages demonstrate many spelling variations. This is because the recording scribe or church official often decided as to how a person's name was spelt and in what language. Research into the name Hagins revealed many variations, including Hagan, Hegan, Hagen, O'Hagan and others.

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Early Notables of the Hagins family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Hagins family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Hagins family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Hagins family to the New World and Oceana


The 19th century saw a great wave of Irish families leaving Ireland for the distant shores of North America and Australia. These families often left their homeland hungry, penniless, and destitute do to the policies of England. Those Irish immigrants that survived the long sea passage initially settled on the eastern seaboard of the continent. Some, however, moved north to a then infant Canada as United Empire Loyalists after ironically serving with the English in the American War of Independence. Others that remained in America later joined the westward migration in search of land. The greatest influx of Irish immigrants, though, came to North America during the Great Potato Famine of the late 1840s. Thousands left Ireland at this time for North America, and those who arrived were immediately put to work building railroads, coal mines, bridges, and canals. In fact, the foundations of today's powerful nations of the United Sates and Canada were to a larger degree built by the Irish. Archival documents indicate that members of the Hagins family relocated to North American shores quite early: Agnes Hagan settled in New England in 1802; Alexander, Bernard, Charles, Henry, James, John, Michael, Patrick, Thomas and William Hagan all arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1860..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hagins (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hagins (post 1700)


  • Brigadier-General William Archer Hagins (1888-1980), American Surgeon South-west Pacific Area (1943-1945) [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 22) William Hagins. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Hagins/William_Archer/USA.html

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  1. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 22) William Hagins. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Hagins/William_Archer/USA.html

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