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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. EH-keh-hart(German)
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Meaning & History

Derived from the Germanic elements ag "edge" and hard "brave, hardy".
VariantsEckart, Eckehard, Eckhard, Eckhart, Ekkehardt(German) Egilhard(Ancient Germanic)
DiminutiveEike(German)
Other Languages & CulturesEilert(Danish) Eilert(Frisian) Eilert(Norwegian) Achard(Old Norman) Eilert(Swedish)

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 21

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