Bríet

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Icelandic variant form of Brit [1]

Related Names

See Britta

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Bríetarson Iceland

Female

Bríetardóttir Iceland

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Bríet
Accusative: Bríeti
Dative: Bríeti
Genitive: Bríetar

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

  • Iceland:
    • Ísafjarðarsýsla (in the census of 1703) [1]
    • Skagafjarðarsýsla (in the census of 1801) [1]

Namesakes

  • Bríet Bjarnhéðinsdóttir, Icelandic feminist (1856 - 1940), founder of the first women's magazine in Iceland Kvennablaðið.

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[2]
232 328 0 0
Denmark Denmark[3]
4 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[4]
3 5 0 0
Norway Norway[5]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
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.

 

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Bríet(f) Sources: [7]

Sources: [4] [3] [5] [6]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  2. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  3. 3.0 3.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. 6.0 6.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. details see Name Statistic tables