Brestir

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Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Faroe Islands Faroese
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse byname meaning 'loud one' from Old Norse bresta = 'to burst, break' [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

Bresti
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Faroese
Brestir
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Faroese Icelandic Old Norse

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Brestisson Faroe Islands Iceland

Female

Brestisdóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Brestir
Accusative: Brestir
Dative: Bresti
Genitive: Brestis
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Brestir
Accusative: Bresti
Dative: Bresti
Genitive: Brestis

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&
Denmark Denmark[4]
0 n.a. 2 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
0 0 0 0
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[7]
0 0 0 0
Finland Finland[8]
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 Brestir.

Sources: [5] [4] [6] [8]

References

  1. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  2. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi