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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

Comments

connor Says:

2018-04-17T05:23:05

Why is this name only meant for females?

FantasyandPrayer Says:

2018-04-16T18:04:01

Well I like it, comic strip or not

Hadbeauty Blumen Says:

2017-10-30T17:04:16

it doesnt write like this its hadjer

aleerakate Says:

2017-05-23T15:49:38

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

Daiseymae Says:

2017-02-15T23:11:19

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

Zelliew Says:

2015-06-17T08:44:16

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

Zelliew Says:

2015-06-15T12:26:53

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

clairels Says:

2015-04-28T14:50:35

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

Theodora_Phoenix Says:

2015-04-27T21:50:21

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