Danish edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse Gunnarr, cognate with German Günther and medieval English Gunter.

Proper noun edit

Gunnar

  1. a male given name

Related terms edit

References edit

  • [3] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: 20 117 males with the given name Gunnar 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.

Estonian edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse Gunnarr.

Proper noun edit

Gunnar

  1. a male given name

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Faroese edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse Gunnarr, from Proto-Germanic *Gunþiharjaz.

Pronunciation edit

Proper noun edit

Gunnar m

  1. a male given name

Declension edit

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Gunnar
Accusative Gunnar
Dative Gunnari
Genitive Gunnars

Derived terms edit

Icelandic edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse Gunnarr.

Pronunciation edit

Proper noun edit

Gunnar m

  1. a male given name

Declension edit

Norwegian Nynorsk edit

 
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Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse Gunnarr, from Proto-Germanic *Gunþiharjaz, from *gunþiz (battle) + *harjaz (warrior). Cognate with Faroese, Icelandic, and Swedish Gunnar, Danish Gunder and German Gunther.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /²ɡʊnːar/, /²ɡʉnːar/
  • (segmentation) IPA(key): /²ɡʊdnar/
  • (palatalisation) IPA(key): /²ɡʊɲːar/, (Sunnmøre) /²ɡʊɲːa/

Proper noun edit

Gunnar m

  1. a male given name from Old Norse

Usage notes edit

The name is also found in various 19th century rune inscriptions from Hordaland, using the Danicised form Gunder: ᚵᚢᚿᚦᛅᚱ.[1][2]

Patronymics:

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References edit

  1. ^ K. Jonas Nordby (2002) Nyere tids runer i Hardanger[1], page 96
  2. ^ K. Jonas Nordby (2001) Etterreformatoriske runeinnskrifter i Norge: Opphav og tradisjon[2], page 85

Old Norse edit

Proper noun edit

Gunnar m

  1. accusative of Gunnarr

Gunnar f

  1. genitive of Guðr
  2. genitive of Gunnr

Swedish edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse Gunnarr.

Pronunciation edit

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Proper noun edit

Gunnar c (genitive Gunnars)

  1. a male given name

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References edit

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, →ISBN
  • [4] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, →ISBN: 116 897 males with the given name Gunnar living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010. Accessed on 19 June 2011.