Svǫrfuðr

From Nordic Names wiki - www.nordicnames.de - All rights reserved.

Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse

Origin and Meaning

Old Norse name of uncertain meaning. Theories include:

1) 'a sweeper, desolator' [1]

2) 'a band, troop of 70 men' [2]

Related Names

     
Svǫrfuðr Old Norse
Svörfuður Icelandic

Statistics

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Svǫrfuðr.

Sources: [3] [4] [5] [6]

References

  1. Richard Cleasby, Gudbrand Vigfusson: An Icelandic-English Dictionary (1874)
  2. Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  3. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi