Other Origin(s):Norwegian, Swedish
Hjalmar is a boy’s name of Old Norse origin. Used today in Sweden and Norway, it derives from the Old Norse name Hjálmarr, which means “helmeted warrior.” A fearsome meaning that your little fighter is sure to appreciate! Hjalmar was a famous hero who appears in Swedish mythology, most notably in the tale Hjalmar and Ingeborg. Other variants of this name include the Faroese and Icelandic Hjálmar, the Portuguese Djalma, and the Finnish Jalmari.
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