Laufey

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse name

Combination of LAUF and EY [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

Laufey
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Icelandic Old Norse
Leyvoy
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Faroese

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Laufeyjarson Iceland

Female

Laufeyjardóttir Iceland

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Laufey
Accusative: Laufeyju
Dative: Laufeyju
Genitive: Laufeyjar

Further Information

Norse Mythology

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[6]
551 733
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[7]
18
n.a.
18
n.a.
0
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
6 11 6 11 0 0
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
6
n.a.
6 0 0
Norway Norway[10]
n.a.
n.a.
16
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[11]
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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Laufey.


References

  1. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  2. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  3. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  5. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  6. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  7. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/