Name Alfar Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Alfar


Alfar is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Alfar?

Alfar is a variant of the Scandinavian name Alvar, which, among others, derived from the Old Norse names Alfarr and Hallvarðr.

What does the name Alfar mean?

The name Alfar could have the meaning “elf warrior” or “elf army” (from Old Norse “alfr” or Old High German “alb” = elf + Old Norse “arr” or Old High German “heri” = warrior/army). Besides, Alfar means “rock guardian” (from Old Norse “hallr” = rock/stone + “vǫrðr” = guard). Another meaning of Alfar is “noble guardian” (from Old High German “adal” = noble + “wart” = guardian) or “guard of all” (from Old High German “al” = all + “wart” = guardian).

Pronunciation of Alfar

Variants of the name Alfar

Allvar Alvar Alwar

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Popularity of the name Alfar

The name Alfar is ranked #6025 overall.

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