Gender Masculine
Usage Norwegian
Pronounced Pron. HO-kuwn

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.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesHákun(Faroese) Hákon(Icelandic) Hákon(Old Norse) Håkan(Swedish)
Same SpellingHákon


Name Days

Norway: June 22
Sweden: June 14 (as Hakon)


Entry updated January 22, 2019