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Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Germanic name derived from the elements agil "edge of a sword" and hard "brave, hardy".
VariantEkkehard
Other Languages & CulturesEilert(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

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