Hagen Family History
Hagen Name Meaning
North German and Dutch: topographic name from Middle Low German hage(n) Middle Dutch haghe ‘enclosure hedge’. German Dutch and Danish: from an ancient Germanic personal name a short form of various compound names formed with hag ‘enclosure protected place’ as the first element. German: nickname from Middle High German hagen ‘breeding bull’.7: Jewish (Ashkenazic): perhaps the same as 1 above. Irish (Armagh and Louth) and English: variant of Hagan . Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads so named from the definite singular form of hage from Old Norse hagi ‘enclosure’. Swedish (also Hagén): ornamental or topographic name from hage ‘enclosed pasture’ in the definite singular form or formed with the adjectival suffix -én/-en a derivative of Latin -enius ‘relating to’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press