Vidar

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See also: vidar and Viðar

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Víðarr, from víðr ‎(wide) + herr ‎(army).

Proper noun[edit]

Vidar

  1. (Norse mythology) A god, son of Odin.

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Víðarr.

Proper noun[edit]

Vidar

  1. (Norse mythology) Vidar.
  2. (rare) A male given name.

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Víðarr, from víðr ‎(wide) + herr ‎(army).

Proper noun[edit]

Vidar

  1. (Norse mythology) Vidar
  2. 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: 9 570 males with the given name Vidar living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1960s. Accessed on 19 May, 2011.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Víðarr. First recorded as a given name in Sweden in 1827.

Proper noun[edit]

Vidar

  1. (Norse mythology) Vidar.
  2. A male given name.