Kol

Old Norse Kolr (m.)

Kolr is a common male personal name in Norway and Iceland. It is probably related to the Old Norse noun kol  ‘coal’ and is attested as the first element in the hybrid name Colston (Bassett) and (Car) Colston in Nottinghamshire. It is also attested as the first element in other Old Norse names, such as Kolbeinn.

Old Norse Name

Kolr

Anglicised Name

Kol

Gender

Male

Ascribed Culture

Collection

Viking Names

Keywords

male_name, personal-name, Viking

Further information

This object is related to Colston Bassett, Nottinghamshire.
Find out about Colston Bassett, Nottinghamshire.

References

E.H. Lind, Norsk-isländska dopnamn ock fingerade namn från medeltiden. Supplementband. Oslo: Jacob Dybwads Bokhandel  (1931), col. 584-585.

E.H. Lind, Norsk-isländska dopnamn ock fingerade namn från medeltiden. Uppsala: A.B. Lundequistska Bokhandel (1915), col. 706-712.