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Male Male Name


Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese

Origin and Meaning

Nordic spelling of Wilmar [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

See Willimar


Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Vilmar
Accusative: Vilmar
Dative: Vilmari
Genitive: Vilmars
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Vilmar
Accusative: Vilmar
Dative: Vilmari
Genitive: Vilmars

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Sweden: 1830 [2]

Strongest Period of Usage

Norway: ca. 1900 - ca. 1950 [3]

Predominant Regional Usage

Norway: Nord-Noreg [3]


Name Count per Country

CountryCommonnessFemale ♀ Male ♂
Statimg f legend.pngStatimg m legend.pngas main name#also aux. name&as main name#also aux. name&
Sweden Sweden[4] Statimg f0.pngStatimg m3.png 0 0 33 173
Denmark Denmark[5] Statimg f0.pngStatimg m2.png 0 n.a. 13 n.a
Norway Norway[6] Statimg f0.pngStatimg m2.png 0 0 10 17
Finland Finland[7] Statimg f1.pngStatimg m2.png n.a. 6 n.a 21
  #: 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.


No recent statistics trend found in databases for Vilmar.

Sources: [4] [5] [6] [7]


  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden,
  5. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark,
  6. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway,
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland,