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What does Hagar mean?

Hagar Pronunciation of 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.

ASSOCIATED WITH biblical, arabic


VARIANTS Haggar, Hagir, Hajar

RELATED FORMS VIA HAJAR Hadjar, Hajjra, Hajra, Hajrah

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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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hagar name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hagar outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding 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.


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