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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. HA-gən(German)
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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.
VariantHagano(Germanic Mythology)
Other Languages & CulturesHagano(Ancient Germanic)
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