Given Name EGILHARD

GENDER: Masculine

Meaning & History

Germanic name derived from the elements agil "edge of a sword" and hard "brave, hardy".

Categories

brave, saints, virtues, weapons
VARIANT: Ekkehard
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Eilert (Danish), Eilert (Frisian), Eckart, Eckehard, Eckhard, Eckhart, Ekkehard, Eike, Ekkehardt (German), Eilert (Norwegian), Achard (Old Norman), Eilert (Swedish)

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 32