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The baby name Ledger is still more common as a surname, as it originally existed in England. It comes from the ancient Germanic name, Leodegar. Ledger only recently became a top 1,000 option, and it is now a top 700 name.

Meaning of the name Ledger:

English: spear tribe

Origin of the name Ledger:

Ledger is a surname in England, that, in modern times, became a first name for boys. It comes from the Germanic first name, Leodegar. The latter name comes from the Germanic words “liut” and “gar” or “ger.” Leodegar also created the French baby name Legier, which modernized, is Leger.

Symbolism of the name Ledger:

The baby name Ledger means “spear tribe” because of the ancient Germanic option, Leodegar. The Germanic word “liut” means “people” or “tribe,” and “gar” or “ger” means “spear.” Together, these form the meaning of “spear tribe.”

Baby name Ledger

Style of the name Ledger:

Traditional

Gender of the name Ledger:

Ledger is a unique name for boys.

Pronunciation of the name Ledger:

LEHD-jerr

Number of syllables in the name Ledger:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Ledger:

Ledger is a youthful and trendy name. It is approachable and kind.

Alternative spellings for the name Ledger:

  • Ledjer

Nicknames for the name Ledger:

  • Ledge
  • Edge
  • Edgie
  • Edgy
  • Ledgey
  • Ledgee
  • Ledgy

Popularity of the name Ledger:

Ledger became a top 1,000 name in 2017 at rank 974. It rose to the top 700 list already as of 2020, however. Last year, it came in at number 626.

Related names for the name Ledger:

Great middle names for Ledger and their meanings:

  • Maverick (independent)
  • Axel (father is peace)
  • Carlyle (from the protected tower, from the walled city)
  • Zion (holy place, kingdom of heaven)
  • Donovan (brown-haired chieftan)
  • Sullivan (dark-eyed)
  • Vaughn (small)
  • Trace (brave)

Famous people with the name Ledger:

At the present time, there are no celebrities or famous people with the baby name Ledger.

Ledgers in popular culture:

  • Ledger (character from “Half Lost”)