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What does Hakan mean?

Hakan Pronunciation of Hakan [hakan] as a name for boys is a Scandinavian name, and the meaning of the name Hakan is "noble, of the highest race; exalted son". Hakan is an alternate form of Hakon (Scandinavian).

Associated with: scandinavian, noble, highest (great).


Hakan has 4 variants: Haaken, Haakin, Haakon and Hacon.

4 more different relations via Hakon: Hagan, Hagen, Hagun and Hako.

Creative forms:
(male) Haman, Hamkan, ..

(female) Hakani, Halal, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hakan Abdul (H.A.), ..

How popular is Hakan?

Hakan is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Hakan is an equivalently uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Hakan (outside Top 2000) are Hagen (#1446 a year ago) and Hagan. Other variants, like Hacon, are seldom used. These relations of Hakan were at the apex of their popularity 6 years ago (usage of 0.01%) and are somewhat less conventional today (usage 0.01%, 40%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Hakan is alike in pronunciation to Hawkin. Other recommended names are Aaran, Cadan, Cahan, Calan, Cavan, Dagan, Dalan, Daman, Daran, Eagan, Eaman, Elkan, Fagan, Gahan, Galan, Garan, Gavan, Gawan, Hackman, Hadar, Haddan, Haden, Hadon, Haggan, Hakim, Haldan, Halen, Hamal, Hamar, Han, Hanan, Hannan, Harkan, Harken, Harkin, Harlan, Harman, Haron, Harun, Hasan, Hasani, Hassan, Haven, Havin, Haydan, Haydn, Haylan, Hazen, Hazin, Heman, Hogan, Hyman, Jacan, Jahan, Jalan, Janan, Jaran, Javan, Kadan, Kagan, Kahan, Kalan, Kavan, Laban, Lavan, Lukan, Naman, Natan, Pagan, Rajan, Sagan, Sajan and Taran. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hakan.

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