Gender: Male Meaning of Hjalmar: "helmet protector" Origin of Hjalmar: Scandinavian

The name Hjalmar is a boy's name of Scandinavian origin meaning "helmet protector". Hjalmar and discussed in our forums with posts like "Which would you choose?".

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Old Norse name that lives on more appealingly in modern times as Jalmari, short form Jari.

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Daiseymae Says:


This was my great-grandfather's middle name.