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Hagen Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: topographic name from Middle Low German hage(n), Middle Dutch haghe ‘enclosure’, ‘hedge’. German, Dutch, and Danish: from a Germanic personal name, a short form of the various compound names formed with hag ‘enclosure’, ‘protected place’ as the first element. German: nickname from Middle High German hagen ‘breeding bull’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): of uncertain origin; perhaps the same as 1. English: from an Old Scandinavian or continental Germanic personal name Hogni ‘protector’, ‘patron’ (Old Norse), Haghni (Old Danish), Hagano (Old Germanic). Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads so named, from the definite singular form of hage, from Old Norse hagi ‘enclosure’. Swedish: ornamental or topographic name from the definite singular form of hage ‘enclosed pasture’.

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


Similar surnames: Hager, Hage, Haagen, Haugen, Haren, Hogen, Sagen, Halen, Hegel, Hayer

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Hagen Family Origin

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Hagen Family Occupations

What did your Hagen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hagen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Hagen's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hagen. A less common occupation for the Hagen family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Farming

    2%

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Hagen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hagen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hagen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Hagen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hagen. For the veterans among your Hagen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hagen Life Expectancy

What is the average Hagen lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Hagen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hagen in 1942 was 36, and 76 in 2004.

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