Origin: Old Norse
The name is an Old Norse form of the Germanic diminutive form of Hagen: Hagano, form of Hagan.
As of 2010, Høgni was the 8th most popular male name in the Faroe Islands.
Other forms of the name include:
- Hajo (Danish/Frisian/Swedish)
- Høgnar (Faroese)
- Høgni (Faroese/Old Norse)
- Hagano (German)
- Haguno (German)
- Ågne (Norwegian)
- Hogne (Norwegian)
- Ogne (Norwegian)
- Högne (Swedish)
An obscure Swedish feminine form is Högna.