Björk

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Female Female Name

Usage

Iceland Icelandic
Sweden Swedish

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse bjǫrk = 'birch' (see also BJÖRK) [1] [2]

BirkenwaldFinnland.jpg
Birch trees
Image by Paul Lenz,[3]
licensed under Creative Commons

Related Names

Björk
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Icelandic Swedish
Bjørk
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Danish Faroese Norwegian
Bjørk
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Danish

For male forms see also Birkir and Bjarki

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Bjarkarson Iceland

Female

Bjarkardóttir Iceland

Combinations

For combinations see BJÖRK

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Björk
Accusative: Björk
Dative: Björk
Genitive: Bjarkar

Further Information

Earliest Documented 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&
Iceland Iceland[4]
327 3656 0 0
Denmark Denmark[5]
95 n.a. 3 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[6]
30 176 1 9
Norway Norway[7]
n.a. n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a. 16 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 Björk.

Sources: [6] [5] [7] [8]

References

  1. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  3. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Paul Lenz, source & license
  4. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  5. 5.0 5.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi