Elgar Origin and Meaning

The name Elgar is a boy's name of Anglo-Saxon origin meaning "spearman".
A pared-down version of the Anglo-Saxon names Æthelgar and Ælfgar. It's very rarely used, but might appeal for the connection to English classical composer Edward Elgar, or just for its distinctive vintage sound, as an alternative to Edgar.

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Famous People Named Elgar

  • Elgar HowarthEnglish conductor and composer
  • Elgar Graeme WattsSouth African rugby union player
  • Edward William Elgar1st Baronet, English composer

Elgar in Pop Culture

  • Elgarfrom the movie "The Landlord" played by Beau Bridges