Elvar

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

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

2) Variant form of Elver (see ÆilífR) [2]

3) Old Norse elfar = 'rivers' [3]

4) Male form of Elva [2]

Related Names

Elfar
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Icelandic
Elvar
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Faroese Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Elvard
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Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Swedish

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Elvarsson Faroe Islands Iceland

Female

Elvarsdóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Elvar
Genitive: Elvars
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Elvar
Accusative: Elvar
Dative: Elvari
Genitive: Elvars
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Elvar
Genitive: Elvarin
Partitive: Elvaria
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Elvar
Accusative: Elvar
Dative: Elvari
Genitive: Elvars
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Elvar
Genitive: Elvars
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Elvar
Genitive: Elvars

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Trivia

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&
Iceland Iceland[4]
0 0 522 681
Norway Norway[5]
0 n.a. 45 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[6]
0 0 16 35
Denmark Denmark[7]
0 n.a. 12 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
0 0 n.a. 11
  #: 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 Elvar(m) Sources: [9]

Sources: [6] [7] [5] [8]

References

  1. Evan Bogan: Navnebogen (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  4. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. details see Name Statistic tables