What does alger mean?

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ˈæl dʒəral·ger

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Alger, Horatio Algernoun

    United States author of inspirational adventure stories for boys; virtue and hard work overcome poverty (1832-1899)


  1. Algernoun

    A male given name from the Germanic languages, variant of Elgar.

  2. Algernoun

    A surname.


  1. Alger

    Alger is a village in Hardin County, Ohio, United States. The population was 860 at the 2010 census.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. ALGER

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Alger is ranked #5516 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Alger surname appeared 6,306 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 2 would have the surname Alger.

    92.6% or 5,844 total occurrences were White.
    2.5% or 163 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.1% or 133 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.3% or 86 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.7% or 50 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.4% or 30 total occurrences were Black.

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Anagrams for alger »

  1. Elgar

  2. glare

  3. lager

  4. large

  5. regal

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of alger in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of alger in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of alger in a Sentence

  1. Jussi Pylkkanen:

    It has become clear that the many new global collectors chasing masterpieces have been waiting for an iconic Picasso to appear on the market, none is more iconic than 'Les femmes d'Alger.'.

  2. Steve Bannon:

    Today in modern pop culture, you know they call Ted Cruz the Joe McCarthy -- if you want to think of who devils are it's Ronald Reagan and those who name-names at the House Un-American Activities, the Hollywood Ten are heroes right? alger Hiss is a hero, right? Richard Nixon's a villain? Joe McCarthy is a villain. Your book makes very plain that these guys were right. The place was infested with either traitors that were on the direct payroll of Soviet military intelligence or fellow-travelers who were kind of compliant in helping these guys get along. I mean, there's absolutely no question of it. How has pop culture so changed it that white is black and black is white?

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    warn strongly; put on guard
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