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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • French and English (of Norman origin) : from the Old French personal name Auger or Alger (see Alger).
  • German : variant of Auer, the g reflecting Frisian -oog contained in place names like Wangeroog.
  • An Auger from Maine was in Montreal by 1653; another, from Poitou, by 1685.

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