Gender Masculine
Usage Norwegian
Pronounced Pron. EH-geel
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Meaning & History

From the Old Norse name Egill, a diminutive of names that began with the element agi "awe, terror". This was the name of a semi-legendary 10th-century Viking, described in the Icelandic Egill's Saga.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesAghi, Egill(Ancient Scandinavian) Ove(Danish) Uwe(German) Egill(Icelandic) Ove(Swedish)

Popularity

People think this name is

classic   mature   natural   strong   strange   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Estonia: November 17
Norway: November 5

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Entry updated April 25, 2021