Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. /ˈjal.mar/(Swedish)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From the Old Norse name Hjálmarr meaning "helmeted warrior" from the element hjalmr "helmet" combined with herr "army, warrior".

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesHjálmar(Faroese) Jalmari, Jari(Finnish) Hjálmar(Icelandic) Hjálmarr(Old Norse)
Same SpellingHjálmar


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   strong   strange   complex   serious  

Name Days

Norway: January 16
Sweden: January 16


Entry updated December 7, 2022