Þjálfi

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse variant form of Þjalfi [1] [2]

Related Names

See Þjalfi

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Þjálfi
Accusative: Þjálfa
Dative: Þjálfa
Genitive: Þjálfa

Further Information

Norse Mythology

  • Þjálfi is the son of a farmer. Þórr takes Þjálfi and his sister Rǫskva with him as his servants on his way to Utgarðaloki in compensation after Þjálfi brought about the laming of one of Þórr's two he-goats while he was staying overnight at their home farm. [3]

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[4]
0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[5]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[7]
0 0 0 1
Finland Finland[8]
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 Þjálfi.

Sources: [4] [5] [6] [8]

References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  3. Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi