Other Origin(s):Scandinavian
Meaning:One who is part of a great dynasty; High son
Hakon is a name shared throughout the Scandinavian languages, with this spelling used in Danish. Ultimately, this lofty title is of Old Norse origin and has proven tricky to translate precisely. Likely holding the meanings “one who is part of a great dynasty” or “high son,” Hakon presents a robust masculine name that celebrates familial pride and honor. Hakon and its variants Haakon and Hacon also hold their places in England and Scotland as adapted surnames and place names brought by Norse settlers. Most famously borne by several kings of Norway, Hakon carries a regal air that may inspire noble leadership in your little one.
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