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 a Germanic personal name, a short form of the various compound names formed with hag ‘enclosure’, ‘protected place’ as the first element. German: nickname from Middle High German hagen ‘breeding bull’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): of uncertain origin; perhaps the same as 1. English: from an Old Scandinavian or continental Germanic personal name Hogni ‘protector’, ‘patron’ (Old Norse), Haghni (Old Danish), Hagano (Old Germanic). Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads so named, from the definite singular form of hage, from Old Norse hagi ‘enclosure’. Swedish: ornamental or topographic name from the definite singular form of hage ‘enclosed pasture’.

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


Similar surnames: Hager, Hage, Haagen, Haugen, Haren, Hogen, Sagen, Halen, Hegel, Hayer

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Hagen Family Origin

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Hagen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Going To School

    15%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Factory Hand

    6%

In 1881, Farmer, Going To School and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hagen. A less common occupation for the Hagen family was Factory Hand. The most common Hagen occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Hagen's were Farmers.

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Between 1942 and 2004, Hagen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hagen in 1942 was 36, and 76 in 2004.

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