NAR

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

New name element

New name element taken from names like Einar, Bjarnar, Gunnar etc. where the ending -nar misinterpreted as a name element.

Originally, the n belonged to a first name element ending with -n (e. g. EIN, BJÖRN, GUNN etc.) and the last element is AR. [1]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ING see Ingnar
JAR see Jarnar
SIG see Signar
VILL see Vilnar

Last Element Forms

-nar
-ner

References

  1. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)