Given Name HÅKON

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Norwegian
PRONOUNCED: HAW-koon   [details]

Meaning & History

Modern Norwegian form of the Old Norse name Hákon, which meant "high son" from "high" and konr "son, descendant". This was the name of seven kings of Norway.

Categories

kings
VARIANT: Haakon
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Hákon (Ancient Scandinavian), Hagen (Danish), Hákon (Icelandic), Håkan (Swedish)
SAME SPELLING: Hákon