Given Name HAGEN (1)

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: HA-gən (German)   [details]

Meaning & History

Derived from the Germanic element hagan meaning "enclosure". In the Germanic saga the 'Nibelungenlied' he is the half-brother of Günther. He killed the hero Siegfried by luring him onto a hunting expedition and then stabbing him with a javelin in his one vulnerable spot.
VARIANT: Hagano (Germanic Mythology)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Hagano (Ancient Germanic)
SAME SPELLING: Hagen (2)
USER SUBMISSION: Hågen