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

Categories

kings
Entry updated July 27, 2015