Bróðir

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse

Origin and Meaning

Old Norse bróðir = 'brother' [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

Brodde
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Swedish
Broder
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Danish Norwegian Old Danish Swedish
Broderus
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Brodher
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Old Swedish
Brodhir
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Old Swedish
Bróðir
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Old Norse
Broki
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Finish Swedish
Brolle
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Swedish
Bror
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish
Brother
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Old Swedish
Brothir
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Old Danish
Brudder
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Old Swedish
Ruur
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Finish
Ruuri
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Finish

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
LILL see Lillebror

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Norway: ca. 1000 [2]

Predominant Regional Usage

Norway: Aust-Agder [2]

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&
Sweden Sweden[4]
0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[5]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Bróðir.

Sources: [4] [5] [6] [7]

References

  1. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi