Hnikarr

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

Old Norse hnikarr = 'instigator' [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

Hnikar
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Icelandic
Hnikarr
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Icelandic Old Norse

See also Hnikuðr

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Hnikarr
Accusative: Hnikar
Dative: Hnikari
Genitive: Hnikars

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Iceland: Officially accepted as a given name on 4 March 2006 [4]

Norse Mythology

  • Hnikarr is another name for Óðinn

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&
Iceland Iceland[5]
0 0 3 4
Sweden Sweden[6]
0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[7]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
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 Hnikarr.

Sources: [6] [7] [8] [9]

References

  1. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  2. Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  3. Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  4. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  5. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi