Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Derived from the Old English elements os "god" and gar "spear".

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesAnsgar, Ansigar(Ancient Germanic) Asger(Danish) Ansgar(German) Ásgeir(Icelandic) Ansgar, Asgeir(Norwegian) Ásgeirr(Old Norse) Ansgar(Swedish)

People think this name is

classic   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   serious   nerdy  


Sources & References

  1. Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England, available from
  2. Searle, William George. Onomasticon Anglo-Saxonicum. Cambridge, 1897, page 373.
Entry updated February 4, 2020