Given Name BIRGER

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: BIR-yer (Swedish)  [details]

Meaning & History

From the Old Norse name Birgir, probably derived from bjarga meaning "help, save, rescue".
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Birgir (Ancient Scandinavian), Birgir (Icelandic)

Categories

help, kings, uncertain etymology
Entry updated August 26, 2016