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), Ásgeir (Icelandic)