Haga Family History
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