Kjartan Name Meaning & Origin
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This name, pronounced KYAR-tən, was the 33rd most common name amongst Icelandic males in 2007, and the joint-24th most common amongst those aged 4 and under.
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Kjartan is a shortening of Mýrkjartan, which is a Norse appropriation of the Irish name Muirchertach, meaning 'mariner'.
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Kjartan Sveinsson - keyboardist with Sigur Rós
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Kjartan Ólafsson - hero of the Laxdæla saga