Hagar f Biblical, Biblical German, Biblical Hebrew
Possibly means "flight"
in Hebrew, though it could also be of unknown Egyptian origin. In the Old Testament she is the second wife of Abraham
and the mother of Ishmael
, the founder of the Arab people. After Abraham's first wife Sarah
finally gave birth to a child, she had Hagar and Ishmael expelled into the desert. However, God heard their crying and saved them.