>Not to intrude on this little dialogue...(laugh),
>would it be correct to presume that your name, Haukur,
>is a modernization of Haukr? I find that most
>languages have evolved linguistically by \"stretching\"
>syllables to accomodate increasingly lazy pallettes
>and tongues.

Yes, Haukur is the modern form of Haukr.
The change happened around 1300, I think.