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
France
Old French
1299 Haquin (obl) HistHdVParis p. 145
Sweden
Latin
1310 Haquinus (nom) SDHK 2384; 1350 Hakona (gen) ibid. 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; 1371 hakon (nom) ibid. no. 10000; 1377 Haquons (gen) ibid. 11085, 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 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Hakon.