Holger

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old Danish Holmger, from Old Norse holmr ("island") and geirr ("spear").

Proper noun[edit]

Holger

  1. A male given name.

Usage notes[edit]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: 21 474 males with the given name Holger have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with the frequency peak in the 1910s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Danish Holger.

Proper noun[edit]

Holger

  1. A male given name.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Danish Holger. Revived in the 19th century.

Proper noun[edit]

Holger

  1. A male given name.