Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. HAWL-gu(German)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the Old Norse name Hólmgeirr, derived from the elements holmr "small 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)


People think this name is

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Name Days

Austria: December 20
Estonia: August 2
Norway: March 30
Sweden: March 30


Entry updated December 7, 2022