Algernon Name Meaning & Origin

Algernon

Pronunciation: AL-jər-nahn (key)

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Meanings and history of the name Algernon: | Edit

Comes from the Norman-French sobriquet Aux Gernons, meaning "with moustaches".

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Algernon "Alge" Crumpler, pro football player
Algernon Blackwood, prolific ghost story writer
Algernon Charles Swinburne, English playwright, poet, novelist, critic, and Encyclopædia Britannica contributor
Algernon Borthwick, 1st Baron Glenesk, British journalist and politician

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Algernon Moncrieff from the play, "The Importance of Being Earnest"
James Bond: Q's real name is Major Algernon Boothroyd
Rockstar Games' "Bully": Algernon is a nerdy side character

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