Origin of the name SVART.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name SVART.
SVART. Dutch name, derived from
the vocabulary word zwaard, meaning "sword." (Dutch
Conversation-Grammar, Valette, 1913).
SVART. Icelandic name, derived from
the vocabulary word svart, meaning "black." (An
Icelandic-English Dictionary, Cleasby-Vigfusson, 1874). Used as a
short form of longer Norse names containing svart; for example, Svartkel.
victim was Njál's "house-carle," Svart; Hallgerða's grieve, Kol,
at her instigation, slew him while he was hewing wood in a tract of
woodland owned in common by Njál and Gunnar. Bergþóra
directed her new house-carle, Atli, to avenge Svart, and forthwith he slew
Kol... (Guide to Iceland, Lock, 1882).