Kjartan is a ♂ boy’s name.
Kjartan is a masculine given name found in the Nordic countries, most prominently in Iceland and Norway. It is a younger form of the Old Norse and Icelandic name Mýrkjartan, which derived from the Old Irish name Muircheartach. Besides, Kjartan is a Scandinavian variant of the Old Irish name Certán.
Kjartan means “mariner” and “sea warrior” (from Old Norse “muir” = sea + “cheartach” = warrior). The meaning of the Old Irish name Certán is unknown, it possibly means “humming sound”.
The name Kjartan is ranked #13332 overall.
Find more beautiful first names!
Download our free baby name app and swipe a wonderful name together with your partner!