PRONOUNCED: AHNS-gahr (German) [key]
Meaning & History
Derived from the Germanic elements ans
"god" and gar
Ansgar was a 9th-century missionary who tried to convert the Danes and Norwegians.
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) |