ANSGAR
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: AHNS-gahr (German)   [key]
Meaning & History
Derived from the Germanic elements ans "god" and gar "spear". Saint Ansgar was a 9th-century missionary who tried to convert the Danes and Norwegians.
Related Names
VARIANT: Ansigar (Ancient Germanic)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Ásgeirr (Ancient Scandinavian), Osgar (Anglo-Saxon), Òscar (Catalan), Oscar (English), Oskari, Osku (Finnish), Oszkár (Hungarian), Ásgeir, Óskar (Icelandic), Oscar (Irish), Oscar (Irish Mythology), Oskars (Latvian), Oskar (Polish), Óscar (Portuguese), Oscar (Portuguese (Brazilian)), Oskar (Slovene), Óscar (Spanish)