Magnar

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Male Male Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Faroe Islands Faroese

Origin and Meaning

Nordic name

New combination of MAGN and HER [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

Magnar
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
Faroese Norwegian Swedish
Magner
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
Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Magnar
Accusative: Magnar
Dative: Magnari
Genitive: Magnars

Name Day

Norway Norway

29 May

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Norway: 1878 [3]
Sweden: 1886 [2]

Predominant Regional Usage

Norway: Møre og Romsdal (1920s - 1950s), Sogn og Fjordane (after ca. 1935) [3]

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&
Norway Norway[4]
0 n.a. 2575 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
0 0 31 74
Denmark Denmark[6]
0 n.a. 3 n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
0 0 n.a. 10
  #: 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 Magnar(m) Sources: [5][6][4][7]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Magnar(m)

Sources: [5] [6] [4] [7]

References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi