Runar

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Usage

Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish

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Origin and Meaning

Nordic name of uncertain origin and meaning. Theories include:

1) New combination of RUN and HER [1] [2] [3] [4]

2) Nordic form of Runfhear [1] [3]

Related Names

Runar
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Rúnar
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Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Faroese Icelandic
Ryynari
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Finish

See also Runo

Name Days

Norway Norway

2 June

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

15 September

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

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&
Norway Norway[5]
3381
n.a.
0
n.a.
3381
n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
2684 0 0
n.a.
2684
Sweden Sweden[7]
203 734 0 0 203 734
Denmark Denmark[8]
17
n.a.
0
n.a.
17
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[9]
2 2
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[10]
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 Runar (m) Sources: [7][8][5][6]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Runar (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. 6.0 6.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/