[ 2 syll. ha-kan, hak-an ] The baby boy name Hakan is pronounced HHAA-Kae-N †.
1: Hakan's origin is Old Norse, and its use, Scandinavian. The name Hakan means 'high son'. It is a two-element name derived from ha and konr which are of the meanings 'horse, high' and 'son, descendant' respectively. An older form of the name is Hákon (Old Norse). The name Håkon has been borne by seven Norwegian kings.
Derivatives of Hakan include the Scandinavian Haakon, the German Hagan, the Scandinavian Hagen, the name Haken, the name Hakin, the Scandinavian Hako, the Scandinavian Hakon, the name Hakyn, the Scandinavian Hákon, and the Scandinavian Håkon.
2: Hakan's origin and use are both in the Turkish language. It is derived from the element 'kaan' meaning khan, ruler.
3: Hakan's origin is Native American. Meaning: fiery.
See also the related categories, kings, fiery (powerful), son (heir), turkish, horse, scandinavian, and american.
Hakan is not frequently used as a baby boy name. It is not listed in the top 1000.
Baby names that sound like Hakan include Haakim, Haakon, Haashim, Hacan, Hackim, Hackman, Hacmann, Hagan, Hagen, Haggan, Haggen, Haggin, Haggon, Haggun, Haggyn, Hagin, Hagon, Hagun, Hagyn, and Hakeam.
† English pronunciation for Hakan: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"