Last name: ALGER

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ALGER : This last name is indexed 55,335 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

ALGER : 1: English: from the Middle English personal name Alger. Pronounced with a soft g it is from Old French Alg(i)er Aug(i)er (ancient Germanic Adalgari composed of the elements adal ‘noble’ + gāri ‘spear’); see Auger. Pronounced with a hard g it is a variant of Algar.2: Scottish and English: in Scotland Alger may be a variant of Algeo.3: German: from a shortened form of the ancient Germanic personal name Adalgar (see 1 above).

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