Birger

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Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Old Danish Old Danish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Sami Sami
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Younger form of Birgir [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

See Birgir

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Birgersen Denmark Norway
Birgerson Norway Sweden
Birgerssen Norway
Birgersson Sweden
Birgersøn Norway

Female

Birgerdatter Norway
Birgersdatter Denmark Norway
Birgersdotter Sweden

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Birger
Genitive: Birgers
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Birger
Genitive: Birgerin
Partitive: Birgeriä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Birger
Genitive: Birgers
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Birger
Genitive: Birgers

Name Days

Norway Norway

21 October

Sami Sami

17 June

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

17 June

Sweden Sweden

9 June

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

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&
Sweden Sweden[9]
2168 15551 0 3 2168 15548
Finland Finland[10]
n.a.
4613 0 0
n.a.
4613
Denmark Denmark[11]
2044
n.a.
0
n.a.
2044
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[12]
5 12
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[13]
0 2
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[14]
2511
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
2511
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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Birger (m) Sources: [9][11][14][10]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Birger (m)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Birger (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Birger (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  8. © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. 11.0 11.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  13. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  14. 14.0 14.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no