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PronouncedPron.AL-gar
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Meaning & History

Means "elf spear" from Old English ælf "elf" and gar "spear". This Old English name was rarely used after the Norman conquest, being absorbed by similar-sounding names and Norman and Scandinavian cognates. It was briefly revived in the 19th century.
Other Languages & CulturesÆlfgar Anglo-Saxon

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Entry updated December 3, 2014   Contribute