Gunnarr

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse

Origin and Meaning

Old Norse younger form of *Gunþa-harjaR [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

See *Gunþa-harjaR

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Iceland: Officially accepted as a given name on 24 June 2010 [4]

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

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[5]
0 n.a. 1 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[6]
0 0 0 0
Norway Norway[7]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
0 0 0 0
  #: 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.

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

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  5. 5.0 5.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi