Håvard

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Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Hávarðr, from hǫð (battle) or hár (high) + varðr (guard). Cognate with English Howard.

Proper noun[edit]

Håvard

  1. A male given name.

References[edit]

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, ISBN 82-521-4483-7
  • [1] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 8 977 males with the given name Håvard living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1990s. Accessed on April 29th, 2011.