Birna

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Female Female Name

Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

Female form of Biǫrn [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

Birna
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Faroese Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Norse Swedish
Birtna
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Icelandic

See also Birla

For male forms see Birni

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Birnuson Faroe Islands Iceland

Female

Birnudóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Birna
Genitive: Birnas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Birna
Accusative: Birnu
Dative: Birnu
Genitive: Birnu
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Birna
Accusative: Birnu
Dative: Birnu
Genitive: Birnu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Birna
Genitive: Birnas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Birna
Genitive: Birnas

Further Information

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[8]
889 1803
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[9]
79
n.a.
79
n.a.
0
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[10]
31 61 31 61 0 0
Finland Finland[11]
n.a.
4
n.a.
4 0 0
Norway Norway[12]
25
n.a.
25
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[13]
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 Birna (f) Sources: [14]


References

  1. Rikard Hornby: Danske navne - Træk af navngivningens historie (1951)
  2. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  3. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  4. Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  5. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  6. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  7. Málráðið: Góðkend fólkanøvn, http://www.malrad.fo/ (Name List by Faroese Language Board)
  8. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  9. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  14. details see Name Statistic tables