Gunnar

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Gunnarr, cognate with German Günther and medieval English Gunter.

Proper noun[edit]

Gunnar

  1. A male given name.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: 20 117 males with the given name Gunnar 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.

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Gunnarr.

Proper noun[edit]

Gunnar

  1. A male given name.

Related terms[edit]


Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Gunnarr.

Proper noun[edit]

Gunnar m

  1. A male given name

Derived terms[edit]

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Gunnar
Accusative Gunnar
Dative Gunnari
Genitive Gunnars

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Gunnarr.

Proper noun[edit]

Gunnar m

  1. A male given name

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Gunnarr, from elements meaning "battle" and "army". Recorded in Norway since the Middle Ages.

Proper noun[edit]

Gunnar

  1. A male given name.

References[edit]

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, ISBN 82-521-4483-7
  • [2] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 15 047 males with the given name Gunnar living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1920s. Accessed on April 29th, 2011.

Old Norse[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gunnar

  1. accusative singular of Gunnarr

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Gunnarr.

Proper noun[edit]

Gunnar

  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: 116 897 males with the given name Gunnar living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010. Accessed on 19 June 2011.