Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Holger m. Old Icelandic holmr 'island' + Old Icelandic geirr 'spear'.

Sweden
Old Swedish
1383 Holger SRA-vol2 no. 1933, Holmger ibid. no. 1934, Holmgers (gen) ibid. no. 1902
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Holger". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Holger.