Birgit

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Female Female Name

Usage

Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

Short form of Birgitta [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

Related Names

See Birgitta

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Birgit
Genitive: Birgits
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Birgit
Accusative: Birgit
Dative: Birgit
Genitive: Birgitar
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Birgit
Genitive: Birgitin
Partitive: Birgitiä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Birgit
Accusative: Birgit
Dative: Birgit
Genitive: Birgitar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Birgit
Genitive: Birgits
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Birgit
Genitive: Birgits

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

7 October

Norway Norway

7 October

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

7 October

Sweden Sweden

13 October

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

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&
Denmark Denmark[9]
20450 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[10]
14306 24793 0 0
Norway Norway[11]
3341 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[12]
n.a. 5126 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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Birgit(f) Sources: [10][9][11][12]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Birgit(f) Sources: [13]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Birgit(f)

Sources: [10] [9] [11] [12]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  8. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  13. details see Name Statistic tables