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Where did the German Hagler family come from? What is the German Hagler family crest and coat of arms? When did the Hagler family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Hagler family history?

The surname Hagler is a local surname; it is derived from the Old German word hagi, which means farm. Topographical surnames, were given to a people who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree. Habitation names form the other broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. They were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads. Other local names are derived from the names of houses, manors, estates, regions, and entire counties. As a general rule, the greater the distance between an individual and their homeland, the larger the territory they were named after. For example, a person who only moved to another parish would be known by the name of their original village, while people who migrated to a different country were often known by the name of a region or country from which they came.


Spelling variations of this family name include: Hagel, Hegel, Haegel, Haegle, Hagele, Haegele, Hagelin, Haegelin, Hegelin, Hegelen, Hagelen, Hageler, Hegeler, Haegeler, Hagler, Hegler, Hegelli (Swiss) and many more.

First found in Wuerttemberg and Baden, where the family made a considerable contribution to the feudal society which shaped modern Europe. The family branched into several houses, all of which played an important role in the local political conflicts which forged the nation. One of the first individual bearers of this name to be mentioned in ancient chronicles was one "Hagel" of Wuerttemberg in the year 1281. Early chronicles also mention Conrat Hegelli of Constance in 1392, and Heinrich Hegelin of Moehringen in 1396.


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hagler research. Another 349 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1743, 1726, 10, , 1656, 1770 and 1831 are included under the topic Early Hagler History in all our PDF Extended History products.


Another 97 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hagler Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hagler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Hagler, aged 50, who emigrated to the United States, in 1894

Hagler Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Beile Hagler, aged 38, who emigrated to the United States from Sariparniax, Austria, in 1909
  • Feige Hagler, aged 17, who landed in America from Lutowska, Austria, in 1910
  • Frances Hagler, aged 30, who settled in America, in 1910
  • Leib Hagler, aged 36, who settled in America from Koblo Stare, Austria, in 1910
  • Chane Hagler, aged 18, who landed in America from Ustrzyki, Austria, in 1911


  • Tyjuan Cedric Hagler (b. 1981), American NFL football linebacker
  • Marvin Hagler (1954-1980), former American boxer, Undisputed World Middleweight Champion from 1980 to 1987, inductee of the International Boxing Hall of Fame and the World Boxing Hall of Fame
  • Graylan Hagler (b. 1954), African-American pastor and activist


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The Hagler Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hagler 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.

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