Name: Hagar

Origin and Meaning of the Name Hagar

  • Meaning:
    Flight or a stranger
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (HAY gur)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Hagar)
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Miscellaneous Info for Hagar

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  • Used in:
    English and Hebrew speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Hagar is regarded as the matriarch of the Arab people, as her son Ishmael is venerated as the patriarch. Hagar is the mother of Ishmael and the concubine of Abraham. After Abraham's wife Sarah gave birth to their son Isaac, Hagar and Ishmael were abandoned in the desert where God saved them.

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