Algernon

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French als gernons ‘having mustaches’, from als (contraction of a and les) + gernon, variant of grenon ‘mustache’, from a Germanic source, related to Old High German grana ‘mustache’, Old English granu ‘mustache’, Old Norse grǫn ‘mustache, (upper) lip’.

Proper noun[edit]

Algernon

  1. A male given name.

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