*Eygísl

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse

Origin and Meaning

Reconstructed Old Norse name

Combination of EY and Gísl [1]

Related Names

*Eygísl Old Norse
Øygils
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Norwegian

Further Information

When explaining the name element Øy-, Kruken/Stemshaug [1] write on page 312: "I tillegg hadde norr. m. a. (...) Øygils (...)." As they do not give and I have not been able to find an Old Norse form of Øygils, this form *Eygísl is my own guess

Predominant Regional Usage

Norway: Jämtland [1]

Statistics

No recent statistics trend found in databases for *Eygísl.

Sources: [2] [3] [4] [5]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  3. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  4. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi