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Hagar Surname Origin
Hagar, Hebrew, a stranger; one fearing. Hygar, in the Welsh, is amiable, pleasing. Hegar, Cornish British, lovely; also, a bondman, a slave. 'Aigher, Gaelic, gladness, joy, mirth.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Hagar Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Hagar Family History Thought:
'We are the children of many sires, and every drop of blood in us in its turn ... betrays its ancestor.' --Ralph Waldo Emerson