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Name Holger

Origin:From a Old Norse word for islandTools:

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About the name Holger in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:German, Scandinavian
Topics:Asteroid 9266 Holger, discovered 1978
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Hilger, Helder, Helge, Helge, Helmer, Holde, Holden, Homer, Notger, Otger     Details
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About Holger, the group of names with the same origin as Holger

Language of origin:Old Norse
Info about origin:old Germanic two-element name
 very popular and well known in Denmark as the name of the national hero Holger Danske
Words:holmi = the island  Old Norse
 geirr = the spear  Old Icelandic
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:74:Holger Germany 2005
Old/original forms:Holmger Old Norse
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Germany prevalence 2005 74