Lage Family History
Lage Name Meaning
Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from any of several places called Lage in Galicia (Spain) and Portugal named with lage laxe ‘flat rock or slab of stone’ or a topographic name for someone who lived by such a rock. North German and Danish: habitational name from any of several places called Lage or Laage all in northern Germany. The name denotes an open space between wooded areas. Dutch: habitational name from a place named with lage an inflected form of laag ‘low’ indicating a lower site. French: habitational name from any of a number of places called L'Age age being a regional variant of French haie ‘hedge’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022