Alfr

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Usage

Old Norse Old Norse

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse alfr = 'elf', 'supernatural being' (younger form of *Albiz), (see ALF) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Some of the related names below might be forms of Aulfr [7] or Alfarr [8] instead

Related Names

Alffuer
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Alffuir
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Alffuor
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Old Swedish
Alfr
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Álfr
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Old Norse
Alfuar
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Alfuer
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Alfuir
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Álfur
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Icelandic
Alfuær
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Old Norse
Alfwar
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Old Norse
Alfver
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Old Norse
Alfwer
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Old Norse
Alfær
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Old Norse
Allfuer
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Old Norse
Allfuær
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Old Norse
Allfwær
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Old Norse
Alluær
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Old Norse
Aluar
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Old Norse
Aluer
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Old Norse
Aluerus
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Aluær
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Old Norse
Alwe
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Old Norse Swedish
Alver
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Alverus
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Old Norse
Álvur
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Faroese
Auerus
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Old Swedish

See also Adolphus, Alf, Elfr, Keiju, Oliverus

Combinations

For combinations see ALF (name element)

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Norse Mythology

Alfr is the name of a dwarf in Vǫluspá and in the Þulur [9]

Statistics

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Country
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Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[10]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[11]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[12]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[13]
n.a.
0 0 0 0 0
Greenland Greenland[14]
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 Alfr.


References

  1. Kristian Hald: Personnavne i Danmark - Oldtiden (1971)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2007)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Erik Henrik Lind: Norsk-isländska dopnamn ock fingerade namn från medeltiden (Supplementband (1931)
  6. Lena Peterson: Lexikon över urnordiska personnamn (2004)
  7. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  8. Judith Ahrholdt: Nordic Names - www.nordicnames.de (2004-2022).
  9. Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  10. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  14. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/