Elgar

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

1) Male form of Elga [1]

2) Variant form of Elgard [1] [2]

3) New combination of ELL and an English form of the name element GEIR (see also Elgeir) [1]

4) New combination of ELI and an English form of the name element GEIR [2]

5) Newly invented name related to place names and surnames beginning with Elg-, meaning either 'moose' (see Elgr) or 'holy' (see HEIL) [1] [3] [4]

Related Names

Elgar
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Norwegian Swedish
Eljar
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish

See also Elgard

Grammar

Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Elgar
Genitive: Elgars
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Elgar
Genitive: Elgars

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[5]
3 8 0 0 3 8
Iceland Iceland[6]
2 2
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
4 0 0
n.a.
4
Denmark Denmark[8]
1
n.a.
0
n.a.
1
n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[10]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: 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 Elgar.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. Olav Veka: Norsk etternamnleksikon (2001)
  4. Jørn Sandnes og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Stadnamnleksikon (1997)
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/