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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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In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Hagen. 54% of Hagen men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Hagen women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hagen were Labourer and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farmers Son
  • Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Servant

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hagen Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 29,000 immigration records available for the last name Hagen. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 44,000 military records available for the last name Hagen. For the veterans among your Hagen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hagen Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, 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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