Þorri

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Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse name of a month (from the middle of January - middle of February).

Old Norse þorri = 'dry one', þurr = 'dry' [1] [2]

Related Names

Torre
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Norwegian Swedish
Þorri
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Icelandic Old Norse

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Þorri
Accusative: Þorra
Dative: Þorra
Genitive: Þorra

Further Information

Norse Mythology

? Þorri was the name of the king of Kvenland (the region of today's Norrbotten in Sweden and Pohjanmaa in Finland). He was the son of Snær and had three sisters Mjǫll, Fǫnn and Drífa. He had two sons, Nórr and Górr and a daughter Gói.

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&
Iceland Iceland[3]
0 0 55 187
Denmark Denmark[4]
0 n.a. 1 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
0 0 0 0
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
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 Þorri.

Sources: [5] [4] [6] [7]

References

  1. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  2. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  3. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  4. 4.0 4.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi