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Geir is a male name common in Iceland and Norway, rare in Sweden, and very rare in Denmark. It is an ancient Nordic name meaning "spear" or spear of God, as in the lightning bolt of Odin, and is one of the original Nordic runes
In Norway, its popularity peaked in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Nowadays it is an uncommon name among newborns in Norway but still holds its place in Iceland.
Notable people called Geir include:
Geir Andre Erlandsen, Norwegian table tennis player,
Geir Falck-Pedersen, Norwegian shipping industry innovator and founder of Ticon,
Geir Gripsrud, Norwegian organizational theorist,
Geir Haarde, Prime Minister of Iceland (2006-09),
Geir Hallgrímsson, Prime Minister of Iceland (1974-78),
Geir Hansteen Jörgensen, Swedish film director,
Geir Hasund, Norwegian soccer player,
Geir Helgemo, Norwegian bridge player,
Geir Ivarsøy, Norwegian programmer at Opera Software (died 2006),
Geir Karlstad, Norwegian speed skater, Olympic gold and bronze medalist,
Geir Lippestad, Norwegian lawyer,
Geir Moen, Norwegian sprinter,
Geir Zahl, Norwegian musician in the band Kaizers Orchestra. Also has a solo project.