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The roots of the distinguished German surname Von hagedorn can be traced back to the region of Brunswick, now the modern state of Lower Saxony. The name means "hawthorn," and was likely first borne by someone whose home was located close to a thorny bush. Alternatively, there are several cities in the region named Von hagedorn; it is possible that the name was given as a surname to designate someone hailing from Von hagedorn.

Von hagedorn Early Origins



The surname Von hagedorn was first found in northern Germany, where it was a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. The roots of the Von hagedorn family have been traced back to the regions of Brunswick and Schleswig-Holstein, where the earliest records of the name have been found. The first recorded bearer of the name was Johann Haghedorn, who lived in Lübeck in 1325.

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Von hagedorn Spelling Variations


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Von hagedorn Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Hagedorn, Hagendorn, Haghedorn, von Hagedorn, Haydern and many more.

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Von hagedorn Early History


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Von hagedorn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Von hagedorn research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1344 and 1708 are included under the topic Early Von hagedorn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Von hagedorn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Von hagedorn Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Von hagedorn 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Peter Hagedoren and his wife Elisabetha, who emigrated from the Palatinate to New York with their four children in 1710; Adele Hagedorn, who immigrated to Texas in 1846.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    5. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    10. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
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    The Von hagedorn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Von hagedorn 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 4 March 2014 at 14:21.

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