Ǫlrún

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse name

Combination of ÖL and RUN [1]

Related Names

Åro
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Norwegian
Ölrún
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Icelandic
Ǫlrun
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Old Norse
Ǫlrún
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Old Norse

See also Olrun

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
LILJA see Årolilja

Further Information

Norse Mythology

  • Ǫlrún is a Valkyrie, who is only mentioned in heroic poetry. Her father is King Kiarr from Valland and together with the sisters Hlaðgunnr and Hervǫr she is a swan-maiden. [2]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[3]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[4]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[5]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
0 0 0 0 0
Greenland Greenland[7]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: 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 Ǫlrún.


References

  1. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  2. Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  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
  7. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/