Björg

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Female Female Name

Usage

Iceland Icelandic
Sweden Swedish

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Origin and Meaning

Icelandic and Swedish younger form of Bjǫrg [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

See Bjǫrg

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Bjargarson Iceland

Female

Bjargardóttir Iceland

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Björg
Accusative: Björgu
Dative: Björgu
Genitive: Bjargar
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Björg
Genitive: Björgs

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Trivia

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&
Iceland Iceland[5]
536 2672
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[6]
288 543 288 543 0 0
Denmark Denmark[7]
20
n.a.
20
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a.
13
n.a.
13 0 0
Norway Norway[9]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
0
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[10]
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 Björg.


References

  1. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  4. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  5. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  6. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/