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The name Haiggess was spawned by the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture that ruled a majority of Britain. It comes from the baptismal name for the son of Agace. As the naming tradition grew in Europe baptismal names began to be introduced in many countries. Baptismal names were sometimes given in honor of Christian saints and other biblical figures. There are very few Christian countries in Europe that did not adopt surnames from these religious figures.

Early Origins of the Haiggess family


The surname Haiggess was first found in Huntingdonshire, where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Early History of the Haiggess family

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Early History of the Haiggess family


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Another 167 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1273 and 1379 are included under the topic Early Haiggess History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Haiggess Spelling Variations

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Haiggess Spelling Variations


Haiggess has been spelled many different ways. Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Many variations of the name Haiggess have been found, including Haggas, Haggis, Hagis, Hagass, Haggist, Hagges, Hages, Hagus, Hagase, Aggas, Agas, Aggs, Agace, Agus and many more.

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Early Notables of the Haiggess family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Haiggess family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Haiggess family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Haiggess family to the New World and Oceana


In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Haiggesss to arrive on North American shores: Humphrey Haggist who settled in Virginia in 1654.

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