Agnarr

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse

Origin and Meaning

Old Norse name [1]

1) Combination of AGI and HER [2] [3] [4] [5]

2) Combination of EGG and HER [2]

Related Names

Agnar
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Danish Faroese Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Agnarr
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Old Norse
Agner
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Danish Norwegian Old Danish Swedish

See also Agna and Ǫgn

Cognates

German: Egilher

Further Information

Northern Mythology

Agnarr is the son of King Geirrǫðr in Grímnismál. He was named after the king's brother. Agnarr helps Óðinn, who is there in disguise, to escape from the torture Geirrǫðr has inflicted upon him. [6]

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[7]
0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[8]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
0 0 0 0
  #: 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 Agnarr.

Sources: [7] [8] [9] [10]

References

  1. Erik Henrik Lind: Norsk-isländska dopnamn ock fingerade namn från medeltiden (1931)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  4. Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  5. Inger Lautin (Red.): Hva skal barnet hete? (1993)
  6. Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. 10.0 10.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi