Notker - Meaning of Notker

What does Notker mean?

[ syll. not-ker, no-tk-er ] The baby boy name Notker is pronounced as NOWTK-er †. Notker is largely used in the German language and its origin is Germanic. A two-element name, it is derived from the elements 'not' meaning need, hardship ; 'ger' spear. The name was borne by Notker the Stammerer (840-912), a Benedictine monk at the Abbey of Saint Gall in modern-day Switzerland.

See also the related categories, spear (warrior), monk (hermit), modern, benedictine, and german.

Notker is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Notker include Netzer, Nateshwara, Nazario, and Netzor.

† approx English pronunciation for Notker: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)"



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