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a male given name.
Historical Examples

He was in his time a famous pugilist, and fought several pitched battles with Algar, Henry, and others.
Norfolk Annals Charles Mackie

Algar was now the deceived; it was a living man, not a corpse, who started on that voyage.
The Forest of Vazon Anonymous

King Algar was greatly enraged, and, breathing out fire and sword, set out for Oxford.
From John O’Groats to Land’s End Robert Naylor and John Naylor

Algar, son of Leofric, hath a daughter fair as the fairest; make her thy bride that Algar may cease to be a foe.
Harold, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton

The universal mesquite—the Algar obia glandulosa—excellent for such a purpose—grew nowhere in the neighbourhood.
The War Trail Mayne Reid

But Algar, below the middle height, though well set, was slight in comparison with Harold.
Harold, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Our answers were waiting for us at the police-station, where I had directed Algar to send them.
The Strand Magazine, Volume V, Issue 25, January 1893 Various

You have made foes of the only family that approaches the power of your own—the heirs of Leofric and Algar.
Harold, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton

After Leofriks death, his sonne Algar was made earle, and intituled in all his lands and seigniories.
Holinshed Chronicles, Volume I, Complete Raphaell Holinshed

Previous to the conquest, the manor was part of the possessions of Algar, Earl of Mercia.
Curiousities of Great Britain: England and Wales Delineated Vol. 1 Thomas Dugdale


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