Meaning and name origin
Einar \e(i)-nar\ as a boy's name is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Einar is "one warrior". Scandinavian name from einn herr. The name is related to the ancient einherjar, the term for the heroes that have died in battle and are brought to Valhalla for their reward by valkyries.
Einar is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Einar for boys. Einar reached its highest rank of #527 in the U.S. in 1900-1909. (2014 statistics).