Búi

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Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse name and byname

Old Norse búi = 'dweller' [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

Bo
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Swedish Swedish
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Old Norse
Boa
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Greenlandic Swedish
Boe
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Danish Old Swedish Swedish
Bói
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Icelandic Old Norse
Boo
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Bosse
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Bue
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Búgvi
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Faroese
Búi
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Faroese Icelandic Old Norse
Bui
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Danish

See also Bobo, Drósbói

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Búason Faroe Islands Iceland

Female

Búadóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Combinations

For combinations see BO (name element)

Grammar

Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Búi
Accusative: Búa
Dative: Búa
Genitive: Búa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Búi
Accusative: Búa
Dative: Búa
Genitive: Búa

Further Information

Norse Mythology

Trivia

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Iceland Iceland[9]
20 93
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[10]
3
n.a.
0
n.a.
3
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[11]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Norway Norway[12]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[13]
n.a.
0 0 0 0 0
Greenland Greenland[14]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Búi (m) Sources: [15]


References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2007)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  5. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  6. Elof Hellquist: Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1922)
  7. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  8. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  10. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  14. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  15. details see Name Statistic tables