Bjǫrg

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse bjǫrg = 'help, salvation' (see BORG) [1]

Related Names

Biergá
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Sami
Biǫrg
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Old Norse
Björg
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Icelandic Swedish
Bjørg
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Danish Faroese Norwegian
Bjǫrg
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Old Norse
Bjørga
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Faroese Norwegian
Bjørge
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Norwegian
Bolla
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Norwegian Swedish
Borg
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Icelandic Swedish
Borga
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Icelandic Old Norse
Borge
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Norwegian Swedish

See also Bagga, Borgine

Combinations

For combinations see BORG (name element)

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Iceland: ca. 900 [1]
Norway: ca. 1200 [1]

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&
Sweden Sweden[2]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[3]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[4]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[5]
n.a.
0 0 0 0 0
Greenland Greenland[6]
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 Bjǫrg.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  3. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  4. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  6. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/