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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.
The surname Hagler was 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.
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.
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
- Trent Hagler, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2008
- L. C. Hagler, American politician, Mayor of Pensacola, Florida, 1937-43
- Jon Hagler, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 2004
- Esther Hagler, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Bronx County 2nd District, 1936
- Clyde H. Hagler, American Democrat politician, Member of Florida State House of Representatives 3rd District; Elected 1978
- Adah M. Hagler, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1936
- Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
- Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
- Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
- Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
- Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
- Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
- Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
- Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
- 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).
- Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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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