Arnbjørn

Gender: Masculine
Origin: Old Norse
Meaning: “eagle-bear.”
(ARN-byern)

The name is composed of the Nordic elements, arn (eagle) and bjørn (bear).

As of 2010, this was the 8th most popular male name in the Faroe Islands.

Other forms include:

  • Ambjørn (Danish/Norwegian)
  • An(n)bjørn (Danish/Norwegian)
  • Arnbjørn (Danish/Faroese/Norwegian/Old Norse)
  • Arnbernus (Danish)
  • Hambe (English: archaic)
  • Arinbjørn (Faroese/Old Norse)
  • Arinbjörn (Icelandic)
  • Arnbjörn (Icelandic/Swedish)
  • Árbjörn (Icelandic)
  • Ambjörn (Swedish)
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