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Name Meaning and Biblical Context of Hagar

Name Hagar     (Add to Favourite List?)
Gender Female
Meaning Flight.
Biblical context 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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