Name: Algernon

Origin and Meaning of the Name Algernon

  • Meaning:
    With a moustache
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (AL jer non)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Algernon)
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Miscellaneous Info for Algernon

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Algernon is the name of a main character of Oscar Wilde's comedy "The Importance of Being Earnest."
    Another famous work related to the name is "Flowers of Algernon," a science-fiction story by Daniel Keyes.

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