Joar

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Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Old Danish Old Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish

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Origin and Meaning

Younger form of Jóarr [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Jóarr

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Joar
Genitive: Joars
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Joar
Genitive: Joarin
Partitive: Joaria
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Joar
Genitive: Joars
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Joar
Genitive: Joars

Name Days

Norway Norway

24 January

Sweden Sweden

31 January

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Joar Hoel Larsen (born 18 July 1950), Norwegian journalist and author

Trivia

  • Joar was a heavy storm in Norway in February 1997.

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&
Sweden Sweden[6]
1123 1436 3 3 1120 1433
Norway Norway[7]
1385
n.a.
0
n.a.
1385
n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a.
85 0 0
n.a.
85
Denmark Denmark[9]
7
n.a.
0
n.a.
7
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[10]
1 1
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[11]
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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Joar (m) Sources: [6][9][7][8]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Joar (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Rikard Hornby: Danske navne - Træk af navngivningens historie (1951)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  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
  9. 9.0 9.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  11. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/