Last name: HAIG

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HAIG : This last name is indexed 27,569 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HAIG : 1: Scottish and Irish (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 ancient Germanic languages. Compare Hay. The Haigs of Bemersyde in Berwickshire derive their name from the district of La Hague in Manche.2: Scottish and Irish (Cavan): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Thaoig and Mac Thaidhg (see McCaig).

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