Hagar Meaning and Origin
Hagar is a girl’s name meaning “flight” and is of Biblical and Hebrew origin. Hagar was a biblical person in the Book of Genesis; she was an Ancient Egyptian servant of Sarah, who gave her to Abraham to bear a child. Hagar is also mentioned in the Quran, and Islam acknowledges her as Abraham’s second wife. In Islamic tradition, Hagar the Egyptian is named as the “Grand Mother of Arabians.” The name Hagar is currently not in the US top 1,000 names.
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