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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. ANS-gar(German)
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Meaning & History

Derived from the Germanic elements ans "god" and ger "spear". Saint Ansgar was a 9th-century missionary who tried to convert the Danes and Norwegians.
VariantAnsigar(Ancient Germanic)
Other Languages & CulturesÁsgeirr(Ancient Scandinavian) Osgar(Anglo-Saxon) Ásgeir(Icelandic)

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Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 126.
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