Kåre

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See also: kare, Kare, and Káre

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Kári, originally a byname from kárr (curly-haired). (Possibly akin to English Cory.)

Proper noun[edit]

Kåre

  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: 11 076 males with the given name Kåre living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1920s. Accessed on April 29th, 2011.