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Meaning & History

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

Related Names

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

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Sources & References

  1. Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England, available from http://www.pase.ac.uk/jsp/index.jsp.
  2. Searle, William George. Onomasticon Anglo-Saxonicum. Cambridge, 1897, page 373.
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