Fjalarr

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse name of uncertain meaning

1) Old Norse fela = 'to hide' [1] [2] [3]

2) From an Old Norse word related to modern Norwegian fjela = 'to spy' [2]

3) Old Norse fjǫl- = 'much', 'manifold' (see FJÖL) [4] [3]

Related Names

Fjalar
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish Icelandic Swedish
Fjalarr
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Icelandic Old Norse

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Fjalarr
Accusative: Fjalar
Dative: Fjalari
Genitive: Fjalars

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Iceland: Officially accepted as a given name on 22 September 2017 [5]

Norse Mythology

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[6]
4 4
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[7]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[8]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
n.a.
0 0 0 0 0
Greenland Greenland[11]
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 Fjalarr.


References

  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  4. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  5. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  6. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  7. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  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. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/