Given Name ALGAR

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: AL-gar   [details]

Meaning & History

Means "elf spear" from Old English ælf "elf" and gar "spear". This Old English name was rarely used after the Norman conquest, being absorbed by similar-sounding names and Norman and Scandinavian cognates. It was briefly revived in the 19th century.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ælfgar (Anglo-Saxon)