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What does Hjalmar mean?

Hjalmar Pronunciation of Hjalmar as a boys' name is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Hjalmar is "army helmet".


ASSOCIATED WITH norse, army (warrior), helmet (defender)


VARIANTS Hjalamar, Hjallmar, Hjalmer



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How popular is Hjalmar?

Hjalmar is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Hjalmar is an equally uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Hjalmar reached its top rank of #1547 in the U.S. during 1890-1899, but is not listed currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hjalmar name in U.S.

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Which version is better?

The only other prominent variation form of Hjalmar is Hjalmer. These forms of Hjalmar were at the peak of their popularity 128 years ago.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hjalmar, Hjalmer in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hjalmar outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Adelmar, Alamar, Aylmar, Baumar, Cadmar, Damar, Delmar, Elmar, Haamad, Hadar, Haidar, Haldan, Hallam, Halvar, Halvard, Halver, Halvor, Halward, Hamal, Hamar, Hammad, Hammar, Hammer, Hammur (see Hammer), Harman, Haydar, Hilar, Holman, Homar, Itamar, Jamar, Lamar, Palmar, Ullmar, Ulmar, Willmar (see Wilmer) and Wilmar. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hjalmar.

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