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What does Hagan mean?

Hagan Pronunciation of Hagan [ha-gan] as a boys' name has its roots in Scandinavian and Old English, and Hagan means "youthful one; a place of safety, sanctuary". Hagan is a variant form of Hagen (Irish, Gaelic): also a German variation of Hakon. Hagan is also a variant of Haven (Old English).

Associated with: scandinavian, old english, youthful (red).


Hagan has 3 variants: Haggan, Hagun and Hogan.

7 more different relations via Hagen, Hakon, Haven: Haaken, Haakin, Haakon, Hacon, Hakan, Hako and Havin.

Creative forms:
(male) Hargan, Hazgan, ..

(female) Hagana, Haia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hagan Jaydan (H.J.), ..

How popular is Hagan?

Hagan is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#1643 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Hagan was first listed in 2006 and reached its top position of #1941 in the U.S. in 2009, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Hagen (#1446 from current records), Haven (#1285) and Hogan are the prominent related forms of Hagan. Other forms, like Hakan, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Hagan was more pronounced a decade ago (average #1625) and is almost as widespread today (#1682, 24%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hagan, Hagen, Haven, Hogan in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hagan and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aaran, Beagan, Cadan, Cahan, Calan, Cavan, Dagan, Dalan, Daman, Daran, Dargan, Eagan, Eaman, Egan, Fagan, Fegan, Gahan, Galan, Garan, Gavan, Gawan, Hadar, Haddan, Haden, Hadon, Hagly, Haldan, Halen, Hamal, Hamar, Han, Hanan, Hannan, Harkan, Harlan, Harman, Haron, Harun, Hasan, Hasani, Hassan, Haydan, Haydn, Haylan, Hazen, Hazin, Hyman, Jacan, Jahan, Jalan, Janan, Jaran, Javan, Kadan, Kagan, Kahan, Kalan, Kavan, Keagan, Kegan, Laban, Lavan, Logan, Naman, Natan, Pagan, Rajan, Reagan, Regan, Rogan, Sagan, Sajan, Taran, Teagan and Tegan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hagan.

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