Gunnar

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Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Old Danish Old Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Old Swedish, Old Danish and younger form of Gunnarr [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]

Related Names

See *Gunþa-harjaR

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Gunnarsen Denmark Norway
Gunnarson Norway Sweden
Gunnarssen Norway
Gunnarsson Old Swedish Faroe Islands Iceland Norway Sweden
Gunnarssøn Norway
Gunnarsøn Norway

Female

Gunnardatter Norway
Gunnardotter Norway
Gunnarsdatter Denmark Norway
Gunnarsdotter Norway Sweden
Gunnarsdóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Gunnar
Genitive: Gunnars
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Gunnar
Accusative: Gunnar
Dative: Gunnari
Genitive: Gunnars
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Gunnar
Genitive: Gunnarin
Partitive: Gunnaria
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Gunnar
Accusative: Gunnar
Dative: Gunnari
Genitive: Gunnars
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Gunnar
Genitive: Gunnars
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Gunnar
Genitive: Gunnars

Name Days

Norway Norway

9 January

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

8 January

Sweden Sweden

9 January

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Placenames

  • Gunderslev - 1322 Gunnærsløf (Sjælland, Denmark) [13]

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&
Sweden Sweden[14]
15322 103196 0 6 15322 103190
Norway Norway[15]
12335
n.a.
0
n.a.
12335
n.a.
Finland Finland[16]
n.a.
13282 0 0
n.a.
13282
Iceland Iceland[17]
3130 4048
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[18]
3773
n.a.
0
n.a.
3773
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[19]
20 46
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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Gunnar (m) Sources: [14][18][15][16]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Gunnar (m) Sources: [20]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Gunnar (m)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Gunnar (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Gunnar (m)


References

  1. Rikard Hornby: Danske navne - Træk af navngivningens historie (1951)
  2. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  6. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  8. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  9. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  10. 10.0 10.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  11. 11.0 11.1 Colette van Luik: Stora boken om namn (2009)
  12. 12.0 12.1 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  13. Kristian Hald: Personnavne i Danmark - Oldtiden (1971)
  14. 14.0 14.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  15. 15.0 15.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  16. 16.0 16.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  17. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  18. 18.0 18.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  19. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  20. details see Name Statistic tables