Haakon Name Meaning & Origin

Haakon

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Haakon is an old and illustrious Norwegian name. As "å" isn't a particularly common letter, the spelling is usually changed from "Håkon" to "Haakon" in countries such as America. It is a ridiculously popular name in Norwegian royalty.

At the moment it is the forty-seventh most popular name for baby boys in Norway.

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I know one boy named Haakon, and he the smartest, funniest and most friendly and understanding kid I will ever meet. I remember when I was little he was in my grade and I had classes with him. He loved his name, and no matter who you were in the grade, it was impossible to dislike him.

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Hawk

Meanings and history of the name Haakon: | Edit

From the Old Norse, meaning "high son".

Pronounced "HO-koon" in Norway and Sweden.

Famous real-life people named Haakon: | Edit

King Haakon I of Norway, Haakon the Good
King Haakon Magnusson of Norway
King Haakon II of Norway, Haakon Herdebrei
King Haakon III of Norway, Haakon Sverreson
King Haakon IV of Norway, Haakon the Old
King Haakon V of Norway, Haakon V Magnusson
King Haakon VI of Norway, Haakon VI Magnusson
King Haakon VII of Norway, Christian Frederik Carl Georg Valdemar Axel
Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway

Håkon Wium Lie, Norwegian "web pioneer"
Haakon Lie, Norwegian politician

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The "Haakonian race", from Star Trek

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