Elmar

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese

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Origin and Meaning

1) Younger form of Athalmar [1] [2]

2) Younger form of Æthelmær [3] [4] [5] [2]

3) Variant form of Eilmar (see Agimar) [1] [5]

4) Younger form of Elimar [4]

5) Male form of Elma [4]

Related Names

Elmar
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Faroese Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Elmer
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Elmo
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

See also Elimar, Elma, Elmira

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Elmarsen Denmark Norway
Elmarsson Faroe Islands Iceland Sweden

Female

Elmarsdatter Denmark Norway
Elmarsdotter Sweden
Elmarsdóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Elmar
Genitive: Elmars
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Elmar
Accusative: Elmar
Dative: Elmari
Genitive: Elmars
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Elmar
Genitive: Elmarin
Partitive: Elmaria
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Elmar
Accusative: Elmar
Dative: Elmari
Genitive: Elmars
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Elmar
Genitive: Elmars
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Elmar
Genitive: Elmars

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

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&
Iceland Iceland[7]
297 344
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
102 231 0 0 102 231
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
218 0 0
n.a.
218
Norway Norway[10]
64
n.a.
0
n.a.
64
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[11]
54
n.a.
0
n.a.
54
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[12]
3 8
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.

 

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Elmar (m) Sources: [13]


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  3. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  6. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  13. details see Name Statistic tables