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


Kjartan is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Kjartan?

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.

What does the name Kjartan mean?

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”.

Pronunciation of Kjartan

Popularity of the name Kjartan

The name Kjartan is ranked #13332 overall.

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