Last name: HAGGARD

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HAGGARD : This last name is indexed 21,327 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HAGGARD : 1: English (Yorkshire): variant of Hawkyard a habitational name from Hawk Yard in Saddleworth (Yorkshire).2: English: nickname from Middle English Old French hagard ‘wild untamed’. This word was adopted into Middle English as a technical term in falconry to denote a hawk that had been captured and trained when already fully grown rather than being reared in captivity; the surname may have developed as a metonymic occupational name for a falconer.3: English: possibly also a variant of Agar with prosthetic H- and excrescent -d.4: Americanized form of Danish Ågård (see Agard).

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