Hagedorn Family History

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Hagedorn Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German hagedorn ‘hawthorn’, from hac ‘hedge’ + dorn ‘thorn’. Compare Hawthorne. This surname is also well established in Denmark. Dutch: habitational name from the common place name Hagedoorn, of the same etymology as 1.

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

Similar surnames: Hagen, Hager, Sagehorn, Hagemann, Hageman, Van Dorn, Hayer, Haber

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Hagedorn Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hagedorn name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hagedorn. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Hagedorn Family Origin

Where is the Hagedorn family from?

Hagedorn Family Occupations

What did your Hagedorn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hagedorn family was Keeping House. The most common Hagedorn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Hagedorn's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hagedorn.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hagedorn ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hagedorn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Hagedorn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hagedorn census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Hagedorn. 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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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Hagedorn. For the veterans among your Hagedorn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hagedorn Life Expectancy

What is the average Hagedorn lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Hagedorn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hagedorn in 1946 was 36, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hagedorn ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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