What does Einar mean?
Einar [ein-ar] as a boys' 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.
(male) Einarre, Einarri, ..
(female) Einaria, Eineir, ..
How popular is Einar?
Einar is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Einar is an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name statistics of Einar for boys. Einar entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its peak position of #908 in the U.S. during 1900-1909, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Einer is the only other popular related form of Einar. These relations of Einar were favored 114 years ago.
Einar is alike in pronunciation to Anwar and Ynyr. Other recommended names are Abnar, Bonar, Danar, Ebner, Edgar▼, Edmar, Ednan, Eginard (see Eginhard), Eian, Eidan, Eilad, Eilam, Eilan, Einhard, Einon, Einri, Eitan, Eizer, Elgar, Ellar, Elmar, Ernan, Eunan, Ezar, Finbar, Hilar, Jimar, Nizar, Tilar and Vidar. These names tend to be more frequently used than Einar.