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Vagn is an Old Norse masculine given name, meaning "vehicle; wagon, wain". It was the name of a famous 10th-century Jomsviking, Vagn Åkesson.

The Old Norse was revived in modern Scandinavia – the fist modern bearer of the name on record is Vagn Ekman (1874-1954), a Swedish oceanographer. The name became primarily popular in Denmark during the 1920s and 1930s. Other people called Vagn include:

  • Vagn Bennike (1888–1970), Danish resistance fighter during WWII
  • Vagn Holmboe (1909–1996), a Danish composer.
  • Vagn Hovard (1914–1998), Danish field hockey player
  • Vagn Jørgensen (fl. 1930s), Danish sprint canoer
  • Vagn F. Flyger (1922–2006), Danish-American wildlife biologist
  • Vagn Schmidt (b. 1935), Danish sprint canoer
  • Vagn Nielsen (b. 1943), Danish handball player