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Hagner Name Meaning

German (also Hägner): habitational name from any of numerous places named Hagen, for example in Westphalia.

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


Similar surnames: Haner, Hagler, Hahner, Hegner, Radner, Hamer, Agner, Hafner, Wagner

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Where is the Hagner family from?

You can see how Hagner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hagner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hagner families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 8 Hagner families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 47% of all the recorded Hagner's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Hagner families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hagner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hagner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hagner. 18% of Hagner men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Hagner women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hagner were Truck Driver and Office Clerk.

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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

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    15%
  • Teacher
    8%
  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Office Clerk
    8%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Hagner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hagner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hagner. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Hagner. For the veterans among your Hagner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hagner lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Hagner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hagner in 1956 was 63, and 75 in 2004.

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