Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Wigher m. Old Saxon, Old English wig, Old High German wīc 'war, battle' + Old High German heri 'host, army'.

England
Latin
1189 Wigerii (gen) GASurv p. 182; 1222 Wiger (gen) StPaulDom p. 75
Estonia
Middle Low German
1404 Wygger BbRT p. 343; 1407 Wygger ibid. p. 344; 1436 Wyggher ibid. p. 359
Germany
Latin
822x875 Wigheri (abl) TradCorb §180; 1061 Wiggerus (nom) quix-vol1 60; 1136 Wigerus (nom) ibid. 98; 1197 Wiggeri (gen) ibid. 83, Wiggero (abl) ibid. 83, Wiggerus (nom) ibid. 83
Latvia
Latin
1302 Wiggheri (gen) RigSB 875, Wigheri (gen) ibid. 869
The Netherlands
Latin
777 Wiggerus (nom) OrkGZ no. 11
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Wigher". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Wigher.