Agsu, Azerbaijan: winter scene - snow at Chanlibel restaurant - photo by N.Mahmudova courtesy of

Gender: Masculine
Origin: Azeri Ильгар
Meaning: “first snow.”

The name comes directly from the Azeri meaning, “first snow.”

As of 2010, it was the 9th most popular name among the general male population in Azerbaijan.

It is sometimes transliterated as Ilqar and the feminine form is Ilgara.

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