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Heges is a name of Anglo-Saxon origin and came 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 Heges family


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

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Early History of the Heges family

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Early History of the Heges family


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

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Heges Spelling Variations

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Heges Spelling Variations


Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Heges 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 Heges family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Heges family (pre 1700)


Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Heges Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Migration of the Heges family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Heges family to the New World and Oceana


Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Heges, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were : Humphrey Haggist who settled in Virginia in 1654.

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