Orvar

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Male Male Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

Younger form of Ǫrvar [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

See Ǫrvar

Name Days

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

6 July

Sweden Sweden

18 September

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Orvar
Accusative: Orvar
Dative: Orvari
Genitive: Orvars

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Sweden: 1830 [1] [3]
Norway: 1874 (Drammen) [2]

Strongest Period of Usage

Sweden: 1920-1939 [3]

Namesakes

Orvar Odd was a pseudonym of Oscar Patric Sturzen-Becker (28 November 1811 – 16 February 1869), Swedish poet, writer and journalist

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&
Sweden Sweden[4]
0 0 236 841
Norway Norway[5]
0 n.a. 19 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[6]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
0 0 n.a. 30
  #: 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 Orvar.

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

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. 6.0 6.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. 7.0 7.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi