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Bavaria, Germany is the ancestral home of the Hasse family. The Hasse surname evolved as a local name. It is a name for a family that lived in Bavaria, where the family was closely identified in early medieval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history.

Hasse Early Origins



The surname Hasse was first found in Bavaria, where the family was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs. The name originates from the German word "Hase," meaning rabbit. Chronicles first mention Ruediger Hase in Bavaria in 1173, Henrich Hase, the owner of the inn "zum Hase" in Basel in 1293, and the name Hass appears in Prague in 1363.

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Hasse Spelling Variations


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Hasse Spelling Variations



In the medieval era, many different cultural groups lived in the German states. There are thus many regional variations of German surnames from that era. Westphalians spoke Low German, which is similar to modern Dutch. Many German names carry suffixes that identify where they came from. Others have phrases attached that identify something about the original bearer. Other variations in German names resulted from the fact that medieval scribes worked without the aid of any spelling rules. The spelling variations of the name Hasse include Hase, Haase, Haas, Hasse, Hasen, Haass, Haasse, Haasen, Haes, Haese, Haess, Haesse, Heslin, Haeslein and many more.

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Hasse Early History


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Hasse Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hasse research. Another 885 words (63 lines of text) covering the years 1503, 1316, 1421, 1762, 1774, 1801, 1536, 1362, 1684 and 1742 are included under the topic Early Hasse History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hasse Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hasse Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 43 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hasse 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



Thousands of German settlers came to North America between the mid-17th and mid-20th centuries. The hardships of the long voyage were balanced by the opportunity to escape poverty and religious persecution. The descendents of these settlers still populate the states of Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Many also live in Ontario and the prairie provinces of Canada. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Hasse or a variant listed above:

Hasse Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Otto Hasse, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751

Hasse Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Theodore Hasse, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1840
  • Anna Hasse, who arrived in Galveston, Tex in 1845
  • H Hasse, who landed in Texas in 1846
  • Edward Hasse, aged 30, landed in New York, NY in 1849
  • Eduard Hasse, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hasse (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hasse (post 1700)



  • Albert Hasse, American politician, Mayor of Peru, Illinois (1935-1942)
  • Kim Hasse (b. 1998), American actress, known for her work on Pleasantville, Annie (1999) and The Baby-Sitters Club (1995), wife of Gordon Lightfoot
  • Clara Henriette Hasse (1880-1926), American botanist who identified the cause of citrus canker
  • Kurt Hasse (1907-1944), German two-time gold medalist show jumping champion at the 1936 Summer Olympics
  • Rudolf Hasse (1906-1942), German racing driver who won the 1937 Belgian Grand Prix
  • Helmut Hasse (1898-1979), German mathematician working in algebraic number theory, known for his Hasse diagram, Hasse invariant and the Hasse principle
  • Johann Adolph Hasse (1699-1783), German composer, singer and teacher of music
  • O.E. Hasse (1903-1978), Prussian actor, known for I Confess (1953), State of Siege (1972) and Deadly Decision (1954)
  • Charles Hasse (1904-2002), British film editor

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    2. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    3. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    11. ...

    The Hasse Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hasse 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 11 April 2016 at 09:22.

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