Meaning and Origin of: Haig

Family name origins & meanings

  • Scottish (of Norman origin) : habitational name from any of various places in northern France named with Old Norse hagi ‘enclosure’, a word with cognates in most Germanic languages. Compare Hay.
  • English : variant spelling of Haigh.
  • Irish (County Cavan) : reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Thaidhg (see McCaig).