Gun·​nar ˈgu̇-ˌnär How to pronounce Gunnar (audio) ˈgü- How to pronounce Gunnar (audio)
: the king of the Nibelungs and husband of Brynhild in Norse mythology

Word History


Old Norse Gunnarr

First Known Use

1842, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Gunnar was in 1842

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“Gunnar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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