Hagg Family History
Hagg Name Meaning
Swedish (Hägg): ornamental name from hägg ‘bird cherry’ (Prunus padus). This is one of the surnames drawn from the vocabulary of nature and adopted more or less arbitrarily in the 19th century. English: from Old Norse Hagi, which has been identified as a byname from hagr ‘deft’, ‘dextrous’, although it could equally well be a habitational name meaning ‘the enclosure’, see Hagen. South German: variant of Haack.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press