Oddvar Nes

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Oddvar Nes (27 December 1938 – 18 September 2016) was a Norwegian linguist.[1]

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, and a member of Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters and the Royal Gustavus Adolphus Academy.[2]

He resided in Florvåg.[2]


  1. ^ http://sagabok.no/no/nyheter/blogitem/95_oddvar_nes_1938-2016
  2. ^ a b "70 år 27. desember: Professor Oddvar Nes" (in Norwegian). Norwegian News Agency. 10 December 2008.