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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

Similar surnames: Hegg, Hage, Haag, Haga, Haig, Dagg, Hagge, Hogg, Haug, Hang

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Where is the Hagg family from?

You can see how Hagg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hagg family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hagg families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 4 Hagg families living in Connecticut. This was about 15% of all the recorded Hagg's in USA. Connecticut and 1 other state had the highest population of Hagg families in 1840.
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What did your Hagg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hagg. 24% of Hagg men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Hagg women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hagg were Salesman and Cook. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Cook
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Hagg. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Hagg. For the veterans among your Hagg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hagg lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hagg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hagg in 1953 was 51, and 82 in 2004.

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