Alfr

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse

Origin and Meaning

Old Norse alfr = 'elf', 'supernatural being' (younger form of *Albiz), (see ALF) [1] [2] [3] [4]

Some of the related names below might be forms of Alfarr instead [5]

Related Names

Alffuer
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Alffuir
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Alffuor
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Old Swedish
Alfr
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Old Norse
Álfr
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Old Norse
Alfuar
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Old Norse
Alfuer
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Alfuir
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Álfur
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Icelandic
Alfuær
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Old Norse
Alfwar
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Old Norse
Alfver
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Old Norse
Alfwer
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Old Norse
Alfær
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Old Norse
Allfuer
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Old Norse
Allfuær
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Old Norse
Allfwær
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Old Norse
Alluær
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Old Norse
Aluar
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Aluer
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Aluerus
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Aluær
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Alwe
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Old Norse Swedish
Alver
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Alverus
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Álvur
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Faroese
Auerus
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Old Swedish

See also Adolphus, Alf, Elfr, Keijo, Oliverus

Combinations

For combinations see ALF (name element)

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Norse Mythology

Alfr is the name of a dwarf in Vǫluspá and in the Þulur [6]

Statistics

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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 1 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 Alfr.

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

References

  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Erik Henrik Lind: Norsk-isländska dopnamn ock fingerade namn från medeltiden (1931)
  5. Own theory.
  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