Kjartan meaning and origin

Gender: Boy
Origin: Old Irish
Usage: Icelandic, Faroese, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Meaning: Warrior
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Boy name Kjartan is notably used in Icelandic, Danish, Faroese, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish, Kjartan means "Warrior" came from Old Irish. Kjartan is version of Mýrkjartan. Mýrkjartan is Old Norse form of Muircheartach. Kjartan is Nordic form of Certán.

Variants of Kjartan

Muircheartach, Mýrkjartan, Kjertan, Certán

Names that rhyme with Kjartan

Popularity of Kjartan

Kjartan is a common baby name in Norway while it is somewhat familiar in Iceland and Denmark. At least, 2000 people globally have carried Kjartan as their given name, concentrated mainly Nordic regions according to our findings.


Kjartan in Nordic countries

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Here's what numbers has to say about Kjartan

When having a hard time in life, you always rely on yourself and prefer to fight your fights alone. People find it hard to get through you. Letter N as your capstone represents your sixth sense and strong intuition. To get rid of the anxiety that strikes you from time to time and your great energy, you should start writing. Cooperation and friendly approach are your best qualities when it comes to working.

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Namesakes of Kjartan

    Kjartan Poskitt, British author and TV presenter
  • Kjartan Ólafsson, Icelandic musicologist, composer and academic
  • Kjartan Salvesen, winner of the second season of Norwegian version of Idol by 840
  • Kjartan Kristiansen, guitarist and backing vocalist
  • Kjartan Sveinsson, is former keyboardist for the Icelandic post-rock band Sigur Rós
  • Kjartan Finnbogason, Icelandic international football player
  • Kjartan Fløgstad, Norwegian author

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