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What does Algar mean?

Algar Pronunciation of Algar as a name for boys is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of the name Algar is "elf spear". Algar is an alternate form of Alger (Old English): from Aelfgar.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, elf, spear (warrior)


VARIANTS Ellgar, Elgar, Allgar

OTHER FORMS VIA ALGER Al, Alga, Allger, Elger, Ellger

(male) Alar, ..

(female) Alar, ..

Algar Angus (A.A.), ..

How popular is Algar?

Algar is an unusual given name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#89895 out of 150436, Top 60%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Algar (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Al and Alger. Other variants, like Allgar, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Algar was more pronounced among parents during 1900-1909 (AVERAGE #1133), but now, the version Al has become less stylish. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Al, Alger in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Algar and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Abnar, Adar, Adlar, Akbar, Alair, Alamar, Alan, Alard, Alba, Alban, Albaro, Aldan, Alfa, Algey, Algie, Algis, Algy, Alhard (see Allard), Alhart, Alia, Aliard, Allan, Allard, Allart, Allvar, Alomar, Alta, Altaer, Altair, Altayr, Alter, Alva, Alvah, Alvan, Alvar, Alvaro, Ammar, Anwar, Asgard, Aylmar, Edgar, Ellar, Elmar, Ilar, Segar and Ulmar. These names tend to be more commonly used than Algar.

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