Meaning and Origin of: Haga

Family name origins & meanings

  • Norwegian : habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads in southern Norway, so named from Old Norse haga, dative case ofhagi ‘enclosure’. This surname is also established in Sweden.
  • Japanese : written with characters meaning ‘fragrant’ and ‘congratulations’, the name is found mostly in northeastern Japan and is probably taken from a place in Shimotsuke (now Tochigi prefecture) by that name.