Name Meaning and Biblical Context of Hagar
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The Biblical baby name Hagar is Egyptian in origin and it's meaning is flight or stranger.
Hagar is pronounced haw-gawr'.
Hagar was the Egyptian handmaid of Sarah. When Sarah had been childless many years, she offered Hagar to her husband Abraham as a way to get an heir. Thus Hagar became the mother of Ishmael, forefather of the Arab nations.
Biblical reference for baby name Hagar:
Genesis 16:1-8, 15, 16; 21:9, 10, 14, 17; 25:12
Strong's Bible concordance H1904
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