Haraldr

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse

Origin and Meaning

Old Norse form of *HarjawaldaR (see also -r) [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

See *HarjawaldaR

Further Information

Predominant Regional Usage

Norway: Austlandet [2]

Namesakes

The Yngling Haraldr hárfagri (850 - 933, English: Harald Fairhair or Finehair), first king of Norway (872 - 930)

Haraldr Blátǫnn Gormsson (ca. 935 - 985, English: Harald Bluetooth Gormsson), king of Denmark (ca. 958 - 970)

Haraldr Harðráði Sigurðarson, (c. 1015 – 25 September 1066, English: Harald Hardrada or Harald III), King of Norway (1046-1066)

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&
Sweden Sweden[5]
0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[6]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
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 Haraldr.

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

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  4. Erik Henrik Lind: Norsk-isländska dopnamn ock fingerade namn från medeltiden (1931)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  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