Björn

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Usage

Sweden Swedish
Iceland Icelandic
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

Swedish and Icelandic younger form of Biǫrn [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Biǫrn

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Bjarnarsson Iceland
Björninpoika Finland
Björnsson Iceland Sweden

Female

Bjarnardóttir Iceland
Björnintytär Finland
Björnsdotter Sweden
Björnsdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Björn
Genitive: Björnin
Partitive: Björniä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Björn
Accusative: Björn
Dative: Birni
Genitive: Björns / Bjarnar
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Björn
Genitive: Björns

Name Days

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

11 October

Sweden Sweden

18 June

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

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&
Sweden Sweden[9]
34658 61509 2 44 34656 61465
Iceland Iceland[10]
1715 2650
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
n.a.
2957 0 0
n.a.
2957
Denmark Denmark[12]
168
n.a.
0
n.a.
168
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[13]
3 4
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[14]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
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 Björn (m) Sources: [9][12][14][11]

Top List Ranking

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

Swedish Regional Distribution

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


References

  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  3. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  6. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  7. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  8. © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. 12.0 12.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  13. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  14. 14.0 14.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  15. details see Name Statistic tables