See also: arne and arnë

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

Proper nounEdit

Arne

  1. A male given name occasionally used in English.

TranslationsEdit

AnagramsEdit


DanishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /arnə, [ˈɑːnə]

Proper nounEdit

Arne

  1. A male given name.

ReferencesEdit

  • [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.

GermanEdit

Proper nounEdit

Arne

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

NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

Proper nounEdit

Arne

  1. A male given name.

Usage notesEdit

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

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 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.

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old Norse Arni. A runic name revived in 1862.

Proper nounEdit

Arne

  1. A male given name.

Related termsEdit

  • (surnames) Arnesson

ReferencesEdit

  • 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.
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