Brandur

Gender: Masculine
Origin: Old Norse
Meaning: “fire; swordblade.”

The name is a Faroese and Icelandic modern form of the Old Norse male name, Brandr, which comes directly from the word for, “fire” or “swordblade.”

As of 2010, Brandur was the 5th most popular male name in the Faroe Islands.

Other forms of the name include:

  • Brand (Danish/German/Swedish)
  • Brande (Danish/Swedish)
  • Brandar (Faroese)
  • Brandur (Faroese/Icelandic)
  • Brandr (Old Norse)