Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Germanic name derived from the elements agil "edge of a sword" and hard "brave, hardy".

Related Names

VariantEkkehard
Other Languages & CulturesEilert(Frisian) Eckart, Eckehard, Eckhard, Eckhart, Ekkehard, Eike, Ekkehardt(German) Eilert(Norwegian) Achard(Old Norman) Eilert(Swedish)

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Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 32.

Entry updated February 4, 2020