- a feminine and masculine name
- Bible a concubine of Abraham and slave of Abraham's wife Sarah
Origin of HagarClassical Hebrew (language) H?gh?r, literally , probably fugitive from uncertain or unknown; perhaps base akin to Arabic hajara, to forsake: see hegira
In the Bible, the Egyptian servant of Abraham's wife, Sarah. With Abraham she had a son, Ishmael.
From Hebrew הָגָר (Hagar, “stranger”). Compare Arabic هاجر (Hajar), Tiberian Hebrew [script?] (Hāḡār).