Meaning and Origin of: Auger

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.