Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Derived from the Old English elements os "god" and gar "spear". It is a cognate of Ansgar.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesAsger(Danish) Ansgar(German) Ansegar, Ansgar(Germanic) Ásgeir(Icelandic) Asgeir, Ansgar(Norwegian) Ansugaizaz(Old Germanic) 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 December 7, 2022