Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. HA-gən(German)

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.

Related Names

VariantHagano(Germanic Mythology)
Other Languages & CulturesHagano(Ancient Germanic)
Same SpellingHagen (2)
User SubmissionHågen


Entry updated November 16, 2019