Gender: Male Pronunciation: EYE-nar Meaning of Einar: "bold warrior" Origin of Einar: Old Norse

Einar Origin and Meaning

The name Einar is a boy's name meaning "bold warrior".

With Norse (and pseudo-Norse) names such as Thor, Odin and Magnus growing in popularity, this one, which refers to warriors destined for Valhalla on account of their bravery, might have some appeal outside Scandinavia. Its slightly Eeyore-ish sound is balanced out by connections to some major historical figures, including a Norwegian prime minister.

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Dev80 Says:


I've always heard it pronounced more like A-nar, it's a grandpa name imo.

saoirse123 Says:


This name is derived from old norse; the two parts "ein" and "arr" combine to mean "lone warrior".