First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Einar mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Einar

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Sweden says the name Einar means "Lonely warrior" and is of Swedish origin.
  2. According to a user from Virginia, U.S., the name Einar means "Lone warrior".
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Notable Persons Named Einar

Notable Persons Named Einar

Lili Elbe

Lili was given the name Einar Magnus Andreas Wegener on December 28th, 1882 in Vejle. Lili is also known as Lili Ilse Elvenes. They passed away on September 13th, 1931.


Kvitrafn is a black metal, heavy metal music, thrash metal, and folk metal drummer, singing, guitarist, bassist, and keyboardist. He plays Drums, vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, and Drum kit. His most notable accomplishments were from 1995 to present. Kvitrafn was given the name Einar Selvik in 1979. Kvitrafn is also known as Kvitrafn.

Einar Gerhardsen

Einar Gerhardsen was a Prime Minister of Norway. He was most prominent from 1963 to 1965. Einar was born Einar Gerhardsen on May 10th, 1897 in Asker. He passed away on November 19th, 1987.

Einar Örn Benediktsson

Einar Örn Benediktsson is a punk rock, anarcho-punk, alternative rock, electro (music), electronica, and experimental music musician. He was most active from 1981 to present. Einar was born Einar Örn Benediktsson on October 29th, 1962 in Reykjavík, Iceland.

Einar Jónsson

Einar was born Einar Jónsson on May 11th, 1874 in Galtafell, Iceland. He died on October 18th, 1954.

Einar Skinnarland

Einar was born on April 27th, 1918. He died on December 5th, 2002.

  • Einar Kristinn Guðfinnsson
  • Einar Axel Malmstrom
    Military Person
  • Einar Díaz
  • Einar Aaron Swan
  • Einar Jolin
  • Einar Paul Albert Muni Lundborg
  • Einar H. Ingman
  • Einar Sverdrup
  • Einar Arnórsson
    Prime Minister
  • Tinius Nagell-Erichsen
    Chairman of Schibsted
  • Einar Utzon-Frank
  • Einar Hanson
  • Einar Forseth
  • Einar Hansen
    Soccer Player

Fun Facts about the name Einar

  • How Popular is the name Einar? Einar is the 8,955th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Einar have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,364 babies born with the first name Einar in the United States. That's more than enough people named Einar to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Einar? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1893 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Einar first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Einar is Sunday, March 2nd, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Einar born? The highest recorded use of the first name Einar was in 1915 with a total of 60 babies.
  • Random Einar Factoid: According to the 1913 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Einar is not a popular baby boy's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Minnesota have the same name in 1913.
  • Weird things about the name Einar: The name spelled backwards is Ranie. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Neria. How do you pronounce that?
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