Bjarni

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Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

Icelandic and Faroese younger form of Biarni [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

See Biǫrn

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Bjarnason Faroe Islands Iceland

Female

Bjarnadóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Bjarni
Genitive: Bjarnis
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Bjarni
Accusative: Bjarna
Dative: Bjarna
Genitive: Bjarna
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Bjarni
Accusative: Bjarna
Dative: Bjarna
Genitive: Bjarna
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Bjarni
Genitive: Bjarnis
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Bjarni
Genitive: Bjarnis

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Period of Usage

Trivia

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[6]
0 0 1509 2078
Denmark Denmark[7]
0 n.a. 116 n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
0 n.a. 53 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
0 0 43 70
Finland Finland[10]
0 0 n.a. 8
  #: 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.

 

Sources: [9] [7] [8] [10]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Bjarni (m) Sources: [11]


References

  1. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  2. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  6. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  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 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. details see Name Statistic tables