Arne

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See also: arne and arnë

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short form of Old Norse compound names beginning with arn- (eagle).

Proper noun[edit]

Arne

  1. A male given name occasionally used in English.

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Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Old Norse Arni, Árni, short forms of names beginning with ǫrn (eagle).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /arnə, [ˈɑːnə]

Proper noun[edit]

Arne

  1. A male given name.

References[edit]

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: 36 874 males with the given name Arne have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with the frequency peak in the 1920s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.

German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Arne

  1. A male given name borrowed from Scandinavia; cognate to German Arno.

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old Norse Arni, short form of given names beginning with Arn-, ǫrn (eagle).

Proper noun[edit]

Arne

  1. A male given name.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The most common given name of men born in Norway in the 1910s, 1920s and 1930s.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, ISBN 82-521-4483-7
  • [2] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 27 032 males with the given name Arne living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1920s. Accessed on April 29th, 2011.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old Norse Arni. A runic name revived in 1862.

Proper noun[edit]

Arne

  1. A male given name.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [3] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622: 66 800 males with the given name Arne living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1920s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.