Gunnarr

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Usage

Old Norse Old Norse

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse younger form of *Gunþa-harjaR (see *Gunþiharjaz) (see also -r) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

Gunder
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Danish Finish Norwegian Old Danish Swedish
Gundur
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Faroese
Gunnar
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Danish Faroese Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Swedish Swedish
Gunnár
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Sami
Gunnarr
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Old Norse
Gunner
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Danish Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish
Gunnær
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Old Norse
Koorna
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Greenlandic
Kôrna
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Greenlandic
Kúnare
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Greenlandic
Kunkku
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Finish
Kunnari
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Finish Greenlandic

See also Gunde, Gunderus, Gunnerius, Gunnerus

Combinations

For combinations see GUNNAR (name element)

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Namesakes

  • Gunnarr á Hlíðarenda (Gunnarr Hámundarson, 10th Century Icelandic chieftain). He features prominently in the first half of Njáls saga, which tells of the chain of events ultimately leading to his death in battle.

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&
Denmark Denmark[8]
1
n.a.
0
n.a.
1
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[9]
1 1
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[10]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Norway Norway[11]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[12]
n.a.
0 0 0 0 0
Greenland Greenland[13]
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 Gunnarr.


References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2007)
  2. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Kristian Hald: Personnavne i Danmark - Oldtiden (1971)
  5. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. Lena Peterson: Lexikon över urnordiska personnamn (2004)
  7. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  8. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  10. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  12. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  13. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/