Alvar

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

1) Old Danish, Old Swedish and younger form of Alfarr [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

2) Swedish translation of the German name Ernst (see Ernust) [3] [5], Swedish allvar = 'seriousness'

3) Norwegian dialectal variant form of Hallvard (see Hallvarðr) [2]

4) Nordic short form of Alvart (see Alphard) [5]

Related Names

Alavari
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Finish
Allvar
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Swedish
Alva
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Danish Finish Swedish
Alvar
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Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Swedish Swedish
Alvara
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Norwegian Swedish
Alvari
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Finish
Alvi
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Faroese Finish Norwegian Swedish

See also Alva f

Patronyms

  • Swedish: Alvarsson (♂)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Alvar
Genitive: Alvars
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Alvar
Genitive: Alvarin
Partitive: Alvaria
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Alvar
Accusative: Alvar
Dative: Alvari
Genitive: Alvars
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Alvar
Genitive: Alvars
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Alvar
Genitive: Alvars

Name Days

Finland Finland

24 September

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

24 September

Sweden Sweden

21 June

Further Information

Pronunciation

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Namesakes

  • Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto (3rd February, 1898 – 11th May, 1976), Finnish architect and designer

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[8]
2 3 1554 6923
Norway Norway[9]
0 n.a. 121 n.a
Denmark Denmark[10]
0 n.a. 27 n.a
Finland Finland[11]
0 0 n.a 7301
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Alvar(m) Sources: [8][10][9][11]

Sources: [8] [10] [9] [11]

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  6. Inger Lautin (Red.): Hva skal barnet hete? (1993)
  7. Per Hedelin: Norstedts svenska uttalslexikon (1997)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi