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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Danish and Norwegian : from the Old Norse personal name Hákon, probably a compound of hár ‘high’ or a word meaning ‘horse’ + kyn ‘family’ or konr ‘son’, ‘descendant’.
  • German : variant of Haag or Haage.
  • Dutch (van Haagen) and North German : habitational name from any of various places named Hagen, for example in North Rhine-Westphalia and the Palatinate.

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