Bård

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Male Male Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish

Origin and Meaning

Younger form of Bárðr [1] [2]

Related Names

See *Baðu-friðuR

Patronyms (male)

Bårdsen Denmark Norway
Bårdson Norway
Bårdssen Norway
Bårdsson Norway
Bårdsøn Norway

Patronyms (female)

Bårddatter Norway
Bårdsdatter Denmark Norway

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Bård
Genitive: Bårds
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Bård
Genitive: Bårds
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Bård
Genitive: Bårds

Name Day

Norway Norway

2 December

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes etc.

  • In Norway (Nordafjells), Bård or Gammal-Bård (old Bård) is a name for the devil [1]

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&
Norway Norway[3]
0 n.a. 3802 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[4]
0 0 30 43
Denmark Denmark[5]
0 n.a. 20 n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
0 0 n.a. 1
  #: 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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Bård(m) Sources: [4][5][3][6]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Bård(m)

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

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi