Oddvar Nes (born 27 December 1938) is a Norwegian linguist.
He became a research assistant at the University of Bergen in 1964, and was promoted to associate professor in 1973 and professor in 1987. His speciality is onomastics. He was a visiting scholar at University of Vienna from 1988 to 1989, is a member of Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters and the Royal Gustavus Adolphus Academy.
He resides in Florvåg.
- ^ a b "70 år 27. desember: Professor Oddvar Nes" (in Norwegian). Norwegian News Agency. 10 December 2008.