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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.

Hagins Early Origins



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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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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Hagins Early History


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Hagins Early History



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 Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hagins Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hagins 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



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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Hagins Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



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

Other References

  1. Hickey, D.J. and J.E. Doherty. A New Dictionary of Irish History form 1800 2nd Edition. Dublin: Gil & MacMillian, 2003. Print.
  2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  3. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
  4. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  7. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
  8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  10. McDonnell, Frances. Emigrants from Ireland to America 1735-1743 A Transcription of the report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1331-5).
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The Hagins Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hagins 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 5 February 2017 at 04:11.

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