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]

2) 'stone' [3]

Related Names

Agar
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Finish Norwegian Swedish
Hagar
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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

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[6]
119 244 1 6
Norway Norway[7]
20 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[8]
18 n.a. 1 n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
n.a. 398 0 0
  #: 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.

Sources: [6] [8] [7] [9]

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. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Ordbog over muslimske fornavne i Danmark (2005)
  4. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi