Haag Family History

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Haag Name Meaning

German and Dutch: topographic name from Middle High German hac ‘enclosure’, ‘hedge’, Middle Dutch haghe, or a habitational name from any of the many places named with this word. Shortened form of Dutch Van den Haag, a habitational name from The Hague. South German and Swiss German: from the Germanic personal name Hago, a short form of any of the various compound names beginning with hagan ‘enclosure’, ‘protected place’, ‘scrub’. Swedish: probably an ornamental adoption of the German name.

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

Similar surnames: Haar, Haas, Haaf, Raak, Haage, Haan, Waag, Haig, Hagg, Haab

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Haag Family Origin

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Haag Family Occupations

What did your Haag ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Haag occupation in the UK was Cigar Maker. 21% of Haag's were Cigar Makers. A less common occupation for the Haag family was Baker. Cigar Maker, Pork Butcher and Artist Painter In Water Colours were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haag.

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  • Cigar Maker

  • Pork Butcher

  • Artist Painter In Water Colours

  • Baker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Haag ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Haag Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 40,000 census records available for the last name Haag. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haag census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Haag. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 14,000 military records available for the last name Haag. For the veterans among your Haag ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Haag Life Expectancy

What is the average Haag lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Haag life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Haag in 1942 was 40, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haag

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Haag ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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