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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Dutch and North German : from a Germanic personal name composed of bald ‘bold’ + gār, gēr ‘spear’.
  • German : habitational name from any of several places called Belgern, near Torgau and in Saxony.
  • English : variant of Bolger.

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