Birgir

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Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Old Norse form of *BerʒiaR [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

2) Old Norse short form of an unknown first element and GEIR [1]

Related Names

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Berger
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Bergerus
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Bigge
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Bille
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Birga
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Birgar
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Faroese
Birge
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Birger
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Norse Old Swedish Sami Swedish
Birgerus
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Birgher
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Old Swedish
Birghir
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Old Danish Old Swedish
Birgir
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Birki
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Sami
Birre
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Swedish
Bjørger
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Norwegian
Borge
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Norwegian Swedish
Borger
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Danish Norwegian
Byrge
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Byrger
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Old Norse
Byrghe
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Old Swedish
Byrghir
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Old Swedish
Byrie
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Old Swedish
Byrre
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Danish
Byrrhe
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Danish
Bärge
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Old Swedish
Bør
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Norwegian
Børe
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Børge
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Börge
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Børger
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Börje
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Børje
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Børjer
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Børre
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Børrea
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Norwegian
Piri
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Pirje
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Pirjeri
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Pirkeri
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Pirkka
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Finish

See also Birgel

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Birgisson Faroe Islands Iceland

Female

Birgisdóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Birgir
Genitive: Birgirs
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Birgir
Accusative: Birgir
Dative: Birgi
Genitive: Birgis
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Birgir
Accusative: Birgi
Dative: Birgi
Genitive: Birgis
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Birgir
Genitive: Birgirs
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Birgir
Genitive: Birgirs

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

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[10]
1032 1330
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[11]
28 40 0 0 28 40
Denmark Denmark[12]
36
n.a.
0
n.a.
36
n.a.
Finland Finland[13]
n.a.
3 0 0
n.a.
3
Norway Norway[14]
30
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
30
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[15]
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 Birgir (m) Sources: [16]


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2007)
  2. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  6. Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  8. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  9. Málráðið: Góðkend fólkanøvn, http://www.malrad.fo/ (Name List by Faroese Language Board)
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  11. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  13. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  14. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  15. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  16. details see Name Statistic tables