Börje

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish

Origin and Meaning

Swedish younger form of Byrie [1] [2]

Related Names

See Birgir

Patronyms

  • Swedish: Börjesson, Börjeson

Grammar

Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Börje
Genitive: Börjen
Partitive: Börjeä
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Börje
Genitive: Börjes

Name Days

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

17 June

Sweden Sweden

9 June

Further Information

Börje has sometimes been used to name the first child of the family because it reminds of the Swedish vocabulary word börja = 'to begin, to start' [1]

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Namesakes

  • Börje is an IKEA product name (chair/chair cover) [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 1 7757 22706
Denmark Denmark[5]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. n.a. n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
0 0 n.a. 2784
  #: 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 Börje.

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

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. IKEA 2016, http://www.ikea.com/
  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. 7.0 7.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi