Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. GEES-KAR(French)

Meaning & History

Norman French form of the Norman name Wischard, from Old Norse vizkr "wise" and the Old French pejorative suffix -ard (from Frankish hard "brave, hardy"). This was the byname of Robert Guiscard, an 11th-century Norman conqueror of Sicily.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesWischard(Old Norman)


Entry updated April 25, 2021