KÅR

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Ancient Germanic

*kaura- = 'bowed', 'curved' [1]

Old Norse

*kárr = 'curly', 'wavy' (hair) [1] [2] [3]
*kárr = 'obstinate', 'pugnacious', 'reluctant' [1]

Related Names

See Kárr

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BLA see Blákári
FINN see Kårfinn
HILD see Kárhildr
HJALL see Hjallkárr
HVIT see Hvítkárr
HÖFÐI see Kárhǫfði
ING see Ingikárr
LEIF see Kårleiv
MUND see Kårmund
ODIN see Óðinkárr
RAUÐ see Rauðkárr
STEIN see Kårstein
STYR see Styrkárr
TOK see Kár-Tóki
UNN see Kårunn

First Element Forms

Kár- Kår-

Last Element Forms

-kar -kár -kári -karl -kárr
-ker
-kår -kaar
-kǫrr

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)