Last name origins & meanings:
- South German: topographic name for someone who lived on a
corner (either a street corner, or the corner of a valley running
around a mountain), from an altered form of Eck + the suffix
-er, denoting an inhabitant.
- Dutch and German: from a
Germanic personal name composed of the elements agi ‘point (of
a sword)’ + heri ‘army’.
- South German(Swabia): occupational
name for a farmer, from an agent derivative of eggen ‘to
- English: variant of Edgar 1.
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