Óttarr

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

1) Old Norse and Icelandic younger form of *Ohtherr (see *Ōhtaharjaz) (see also -r) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

2) Old Norse and Icelandic younger form of *Ōhtagaizaz [5]

Related Names

Otar
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Norwegian
Othar
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Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Otta
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Norwegian
Ottar
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Danish Faroese Norwegian Old Danish Old Swedish Swedish
Óttar
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Faroese Icelandic
Óttarr
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Icelandic Old Norse
Ōttarr
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Old Norse
Otter
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Finish Norwegian Swedish

For female forms see Otea, Otta f, Ottara, Ottine, Ottoine, Ottoline, Ottomine

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Óttarsson Iceland

Female

Óttarsdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Óttarr
Accusative: Óttar
Dative: Óttari
Genitive: Óttars

Further Information

Namesakes

  • Óttarr Vendilkráka Egilsson, semi-legendary Swedish king in the 6th Century; he is said to be the same person as Ohthere/Ohtere in the Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Iceland Iceland[7]
15 29
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[9]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[10]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
n.a.
0 0 0 0 0
Greenland Greenland[12]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Óttarr.


References

  1. Kristian Hald: Personnavne i Danmark - Oldtiden (1971)
  2. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2007)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Lena Peterson: Lexikon över urnordiska personnamn (2004)
  6. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/