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Origin and Meaning
Old Norse younger form of *Gunþa-harjaR (see also -r)   
Earliest Documented Usage
- Iceland: Officially accepted as a given name on 24 June 2010 
- 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.
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Sources:    
- ↑ Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
- ↑ Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
- ↑ Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
- ↑ Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
- ↑ 6.0 6.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
- ↑ 7.0 7.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
- ↑ 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi