Gender: Female Meaning of Hagar: "flight or forsaken" Origin of Hagar: Hebrew

Hagar Origin and Meaning

The name Hagar is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "flight or forsaken".

Hagar is an Old Testament name as horrible as the eponymous comic strip character.

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Pop Culture References for the name Hagar

Hagur, Haggar, Hager, Hagir, Hajar


connor Says:


Why is this name only meant for females?

FantasyandPrayer Says:


Well I like it, comic strip or not

Hadbeauty Blumen Says:


it doesnt write like this its hadjer

aleerakate Says:


It's still calling it horrible, "as horrible as" meaning both are horrible.

Daiseymae Says:


It reminds me of the comic strip "Hagar the Horrible".

Zelliew Says:


Even the blurb on this name stated " HAGAR is an Old Testament name as horrible as the eponymous comic strip character"

Zelliew Says:


Horrible - but that's just my humble opinion
It's down 14% today so I must check back next week

clairels Says:


I think it's a reference to the comic strip Hagar the Horrible.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


I've heard Nameberry call names less than appealing, but horrible? Hmmm... Not that I particularly like this name, but someone likely does