See also: arne and arnë

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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 1 January 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1920s. Accessed on 29 April 2011.

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old Norse Arni. A runic name revived in 1862.

Proper nounEdit

Arne

  1. A male given name.

Related termsEdit

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 31 December 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1920s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.
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