Origin of the name HACKEL.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name HACKEL.
form of Swiss Häcke
(q.v.), which may be a form of Danish Hagan
(q.v.), meaning "spear, weapon." But Yonge thinks it more
likely to be related
to Gothic Egica
(q.v.), rendered "formidable," or "terrible."
Both names, however, go back to the same Teutonic root eg/ec
"terror." (History of Christian Names, Yonge,
1884). Usage: Austria,