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Haagen Family History

Haagen Name Meaning

Danish and Swedish: from the personal name Haagen Hågen from Old Norse Hákon probably a compound of hár ‘high’ or a word meaning ‘horse’ + kyn ‘family’ or konr ‘son descendant’. German and Dutch: variant of Hagen 1 and

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


Similar surnames: Hagen, Haage, Haugen, Hayden, Vangen, Hauger, Hashagen, Waage, Heggen

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Where is the Haagen family from?

You can see how Haagen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haagen family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Haagen families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there was 1 Haagen family living in Lancashire. This was 100% of all the recorded Haagen's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Haagen families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Haagen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Haagen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Haagen. 54% of Haagen men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Haagen women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haagen were Farm Laborer and 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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    54%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Farm Laborer
    16%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    43%
  • Stenographer
    29%
  • Clerk
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Haagen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haagen 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 685 immigration records available for the last name Haagen. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, 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 Haagen. For the veterans among your Haagen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Haagen lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Haagen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Haagen in 1963 was 58, and 78 in 2004.

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