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Hagy Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Swiss German Hägi, Haegi, Hägy, or Hegi, topographic names or, in the case of Hegi, also a habitational name derived from Middle High German hac ‘briar hedge’ or ‘enclosure (for habitation)’. Compare Hagey and Heagy.

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


Similar surnames: Hay, Hage, Kagy, Heagy, Hagey, Haga, Hege, Hagg, Haaf, Haar

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Where is the Hagy family from?

You can see how Hagy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hagy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hagy families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 27 Hagy families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 60% of all the recorded Hagy's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Hagy families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hagy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hagy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hagy. 18% of Hagy men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Hagy women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hagy were Manager and Seamer.

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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
    18%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Manager
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    29%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Seamer
    7%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Hagy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hagy 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 661 immigration records available for the last name Hagy. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hagy. For the veterans among your Hagy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hagy lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hagy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Hagy in 1947 was 50, and 72 in 2004.

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