Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Old Norse form of Håkon, as well as the modern Icelandic form.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesHákun(Faroese) Håkon, Haakon(Norwegian) Håkan(Swedish)


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   wholesome   strong   rough   strange   simple   serious  

Name Days

Sweden: June 14 (as Hakon)


Sources & References

  1. Viking Answer Lady Webpage, available from
  2. Peterson, Lena. Nordiskt runnamnslexikon. Uppsala, 2007, page 103.
Entry updated December 7, 2022