Brit

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Female Female Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Variant spelling of Britt [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Britta

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Britarson Iceland

Female

Britardóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Brit
Genitive: Brits
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Brit
Genitive: Britin
Partitive: Britiä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Brit
Accusative: Brit
Dative: Brit
Genitive: Britar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Brit
Genitive: Brits
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Brit
Genitive: Brits

Name Day

Norway Norway

23 July

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Iceland: Officially accepted as a given name on 5 June 2003 [6]

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

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&
Norway Norway[7]
5951 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[8]
534 n.a. 1 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
106 175 1 1
Iceland Iceland[10]
2 3 0 0
Finland Finland[11]
n.a. 33 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.

 

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Brit(f)

Sources: [9] [8] [7] [11]

References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  5. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  6. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi