Gender Masculine
Usage Norwegian
Pronounced Pron. HO-kuwn
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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

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

Popularity

Name Days

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

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Entry updated January 22, 2019