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Haga Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads in southern Norway from Old Norse haga dative case of hagi ‘enclosure’. Swedish: possibly a cognate of 1 above. The name is also found in Finland where it originates from Ostrobothnia. Hungarian (also Hága): from the personal name Hag from the German mythical name Hagen from Old High German hagan ‘law court’. West Frisian: habitational name from a country estate or farmhouse so named in the Dutch province of Friesland from an ancient Germanic personal name based on the element hag ‘enclosure hedge’. Japanese: written phonetically 芳賀 ‘fragrant’ and ‘congratulations’ or using 羽 ‘feather’ as the first element. The name is found mostly in northeastern Japan and is probably taken from a place in Shimotsuke (now Tochigi prefecture) by that name.

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


Similar surnames: Hage, Hagg, Hada, Higa, Hara, Hata, Hoga, Hain, Hall, Aga

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Where is the Haga family from?

You can see how Haga families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haga family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Haga families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 3 Haga families living in Channel Islands. This was about 27% of all the recorded Haga's in United Kingdom. Channel Islands and 2 other counties had the highest population of Haga families in 1891.
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What did your Haga ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Haga. 23% of Haga men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Haga women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haga were Salesman and Stenographer. .

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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
    23%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Farming
    6%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Teacher
    11%
  • Seamstress
    11%
  • Stenographer
    11%
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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Haga. 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 Haga. For the veterans among your Haga ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Haga lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Haga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Haga in 1955 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

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