Bror

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Younger form of Broder [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Bróðir

Patronyms

  • Swedish: Brorsson (♂), Brorson (♂), Brorsdotter (♀)
  • Norwegian: Brorson (♂) [6]

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Bror
Genitive: Brors
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Bror
Genitive: Brorin
Partitive: Broria
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Bror
Genitive: Brors
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Bror
Genitive: Brors

Name Days

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

9 January

Sweden Sweden

5 October

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Bror Fredrik von Blixen-Finecke (25 July 1886 – 4 March 1946), Swedish baron, writer and African big-game hunter

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[10]
4609 16711 0 6 4609 16705
Finland Finland[11]
n.a.
3338 0 0
n.a.
3338
Norway Norway[12]
513
n.a.
0
n.a.
513
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[13]
264
n.a.
0
n.a.
264
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[14]
11 24
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: 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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Bror (m) Sources: [10][13][12][11]

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Bror (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Bror (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  6. Olav Veka: Norsk etternamnleksikon (2001)
  7. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  8. 8.0 8.1 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Colette van Luik: Stora boken om namn (2009)
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. 13.0 13.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  14. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/