Hagg Family History

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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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Hagg Family Origin

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Hagg Family Occupations

What did your Hagg ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Carter, Iron Moulder and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hagg. A less common occupation for the Hagg family was Baker. The most common Hagg occupation in the UK was Carter. 5% of Hagg's were Carters.

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  • Carter

  • Iron Moulder

  • Shoemaker

  • Baker


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Hagg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Hagg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hagg 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Hagg. 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 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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Hagg Life Expectancy

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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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