Name Element ARR

TYPE: Element

Meaning & History

Old Norse element meaning "warrior", from Proto-Norse *harjaz "leader of an army".
VARIANT: herr
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: hari (Ancient Germanic), here (Anglo-Saxon)
GIVEN NAME DESCENDANTS: Alfher, Gundahar, Raganhar, Rainer, Reiner (Ancient Germanic), Agnarr, Alfarr, Brynjarr, Einarr, Gunnarr, Hjálmarr, Hreiðarr, Ívarr, Ragnarr, Steinarr, Yngvarr (Ancient Scandinavian), Ihar (Belarusian), Igor, Oliver, Olivera (Croatian), Oliver, Olivie (Czech), Agner, Einar, Gunnar, Hjalmar, Ingvar, Ivar, Oliver, Olivia, Ragnar, Vidar (Danish), Olivier, Reinier (Dutch), Alivia, Evander, Oliver, Olivia, Rayner, Olyvia (English), Ivor (English (British)), Alvar, Oliver (Estonian), Jalmari, Oliver, Olivia (Finnish), Olivier, Olivie, Rainier (French), Günter, Gunter, Gunther, Günther, Oliver, Olivia, Rainer, Reiner (German), Gundahar, Günther (Germanic Mythology), Olivér, Olívia (Hungarian), Agnar, Brynjar, Einar, Elvar, Ingvar, Rúnar (Icelandic), Íomhar, Ivor (Irish), Olivia, Oliviero, Raniero (Italian), Reneer (Limburgish), Olivette (Literature), Igor, Oliver, Olivera (Macedonian), Olivier (Medieval French), Gunnar, Gunnarr, Vidar, Víðarr (Norse Mythology), Agnar, Brynjar, Einar, Gunnar, Hjalmar, Ingvar, Ivar, Oliver, Olivia, Ragnar, Reidar, Runar, Steinar, Vidar, Yngvar (Norwegian), Igor, Oliwia, Oliwer, Oliwier (Polish), Álvaro, Olívia (Portuguese), Igor (Russian), Evander, Iomhar, Ivor (Scottish), Igor, Oliver, Olivera (Serbian), Oliver, Olívia (Slovak), Igor (Slovene), Álvaro, Olivia, Rainerio (Spanish), Alvar, Einar, Gunnar, Hjalmar, Ingvar, Ivar, Oliver, Olivia, Ragnar, Vidar (Swedish), Ihor (Ukrainian), Ivor (Welsh)
SURNAME DESCENDANTS: Agnarsson (Icelandic), MacIomhair, MacIver, McIver (Irish), Alves (Portuguese), MacIomhair, MacIver, McIver (Scottish), Álvarez (Spanish), Alvarsson, Einarsson (Swedish)