Birtingr

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse

Origin and Meaning

Bachforelle Zeichnung.jpg
sea trout
Image by US Fish and Wildlife Service,[1]
License: public domain


Old Norse name and byname

1) Old Norse birtingr = 'sea-trout' (fish) [2] [3] [4]

2) Old Norse birtingr = 'capable', 'smart', 'illustrious man' [2] [4]

3) Bjartr with an -ingr-ending, meaning 'bright one' [5]

Related Names

Birtingr
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Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Old Norse
Birtingur
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Icelandic

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[6]
0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[7]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
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 Birtingr.

Sources: [6] [7] [8] [9]

References

  1. Wikimedia Commons: Image by US Fish and Wildlife Service, source & license
  2. 2.0 2.1 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  3. Geir T. Zoëga: A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (1910)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Richard Cleasby, Gudbrand Vigfusson: An Icelandic-English Dictionary (1874)
  5. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi