Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

From the Old Norse name Hólmgeirr, derived from the elements holmr "island" and geirr "spear". In La Chanson de Roland and other medieval French romances, this is the name of one of Charlemagne's knights, also named Ogier. He is said to be from Denmark.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesHólmgeirr(Old Norse)
Surname DescendantsHolgersen(Danish) Holgersen(Norwegian) Holgersson(Swedish)

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Name Days

Estonia: August 2
Norway: March 30
Sweden: March 30

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Entry updated April 25, 2021