Narfi

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Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse name

Proto-Norse *nǫrr = 'narrow' [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

Narfi
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Icelandic Old Norse
Narve
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Norwegian Swedish
Narvi
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Faroese
Narvid
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Norwegian

See also Marve

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Narfason Iceland

Female

Narfadóttir Iceland

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
VID see Narvid

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Narfi
Accusative: Narfa
Dative: Narfa
Genitive: Narfa

Further Information

Predominant Regional Usage

Norse Mythology

  • Narfi is a son of Loki and Sigyn, maybe originally a demon of the dead.

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[7]
12 30
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[9]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[10]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
n.a.
0 0 0 0 0
Greenland Greenland[12]
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 Narfi.


References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  3. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/