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Haag Family History

Haag Name Meaning

German and Dutch: topographic name from Middle High German hac ‘enclosure’, ‘hedge’, Middle Dutch haghe, or a habitational name from any of the many places named with this word. Shortened form of Dutch Van den Haag, a habitational name from The Hague. South German and Swiss German: from the Germanic personal name Hago, a short form of any of the various compound names beginning with hagan ‘enclosure’, ‘protected place’, ‘scrub’. Swedish: probably an ornamental adoption of the German name.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Haar, Haas, Haaf, Raak, Haage, Haan, Waag, Haig, Hagg, Haab

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Where is the Haag family from?

You can see how Haag families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haag family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Haag families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Haag families living in Ohio. This was about 40% of all the recorded Haag's in the USA. Ohio and 1 other state had the highest population of Haag families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Haag surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Haag ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Haag. 18% of Haag men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Haag women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haag were Clerk and Housekeeper.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    18%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    11%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    6%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Haag. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 14,000 military records available for the last name Haag. For the veterans among your Haag ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Haag lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Haag life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Haag in 1942 was 40, and 78 in 2004.

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