Hagar

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Female Female Name

Usage

Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

Latin spelling of the Hebrew name הָגָר (Hagar), maybe originally Arabic, meaning

1) 'flight, emigration' [1] [2] [3]

2) 'stone' [4]

Related Names

Agar
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish Norwegian Swedish
Hagar
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

See also Hajar

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Hagar
Genitive: Hagars
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Hagar
Genitive: Hagarin
Partitive: Hagaria
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Hagar
Genitive: Hagars
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Hagar
Genitive: Hagars

Name Day

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

17 May

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Bible

  • Hagar was an Egyptian handmaiden of Sara, the first wife of Abraham. When Sara did not become pregnant, Abraham took Hagar to be his second wife. She gave birth to a son named Ismael, the traditional ancestor of the Arabs.

Namesakes

  • Hagar Olsson (16 September 1893 - 21 February 1978), Finnish writer

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[6]
113 236 113 232 0 4
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
400
n.a.
400 0 0
Denmark Denmark[8]
20
n.a.
19
n.a.
1
n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
17
n.a.
17
n.a.
0
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[10]
1 2
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[11]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Hagar.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Ordbog over muslimske fornavne i Danmark (2005)
  5. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  6. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  11. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/