What does Hagar mean?
Hagar [ha-gar] as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Hagar is "forsaken, flight". Biblical: Hagar is the handmaid of Abraham's wife Sarah. A similar Muslim name is Hajar, and the same Hagar is considered the mother of the Arabic race.
(female) Hafgar, Hegar, ..
(male) Haer, Haman, .. Middle name pairings:
Hagar Mariajose (H.M.), ..
How popular is Hagar?
Hagar is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#10416 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Hagar has not made it into the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Dagmar, Hadara, Hala, Halah, Hana▲, Hanae, Hanah, Hanan, Hava, Haya, Hazal and Tamar. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hagar.