Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Hakon m. Proto-Germanic *hanha 'horse' or Proto-Germanic *hauhaz 'high' + Old Icelandic konr 'descendant'.

The name of a 10th C king of Norway, a 12th C king of Norway, two 13th C kings of Norway, and two 14th C kings of Norway.

Finland
Early Modern Swedish
1548 Hakon (nom) Audén1980 p. 170, Hakons (gen) ibid. p. 169, Håkon (nom) ibid. p. 168
Sweden
Latin
1350 Hakona (gen) SDHK no. 6042, Haquini (gen) ibid. no. 6001, Haquino (dat) ibid. no. 6023, Haquinum (acc) ibid. no. 6023, Haquinus (nom) ibid. no. 6042, Haquona (gen) ibid. no. 6050, Haquons (gen) ibid. no. 6055; 1353 Haquinus (nom) ibid. no. 6627
Old Swedish
1358 Haquona (gen) SDHK no. 7337; 1359 Haquonh (nom) ibid. no. 7548; 1377 Håqwins (gen) ibid. no. 10938; 1383 Hacon (nom) SRA-vol2 no. 1943, Haquon (nom) ibid. no. 1903, Haquons (gen) ibid. no. 1926; 1407 Haquone (obl) SDHK no. 16880
Early Modern Swedish
1543 Håkan (nom) Audén1980 p. 164, Håkon (nom) ibid. p. 162
Cite as: R. Le Get, S.L. Uckelman. "Hakon". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Hakon.