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Female Female Name


Norway Norwegian

Origin and Meaning

Norwegian modern form of Arnbjǫrg [1]

Related Names

See Arnbjǫrg

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Norway: ca. 1300 [1]

Predominant Regional Usage

Norway: Austlandet (Buskerud) [1]


Name Count per Country

CountryCommonnessFemale ♀ Male ♂
Statimg f legend.pngStatimg m legend.pngas main name#also aux. name&as main name#also aux. name&
Norway Norway[2] Statimg f3.pngStatimg m0.png 82 135 0 0
Sweden Sweden[3] Statimg f1.pngStatimg m0.png 0 1 0 0
Denmark Denmark[4] Statimg f0.pngStatimg m0.png 0 n.a. 0 n.a
Finland Finland[5] Statimg f0.pngStatimg m0.png 0 0 0 0
  #: 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 Ambjørg.

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


  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway,
  3. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden,
  4. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark,
  5. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland,