Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Engelger m. Old High German engil 'angel' or an elongation of Old Icelandic ing(i), of uncertain origin but perhaps identical with the god name Ing or Yngvi, also of uncertain origin, + Old High German, Old Saxon gēr 'spear'.

The name of the first count of Anjou and founder of the house of Anjou.

Forms of Engilger and Ingalger are often impossible to distinguish.

France
Latin
862x876 Ingelgerii (gen) InsMacon X
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Engelger". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Engelger.