Brynhild f

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Female Female Name
This name is used both as a female and a male name. See Brynhild m for the male version.

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Faroe Islands Faroese

Origin and Meaning

1) Old Swedish form of Brunhild [1] [2]

2) Younger form of Brynhildr [3] [4] [5] [2]

Related Names

See Brynhildr

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Brynhild
Genitive: Brynhilds
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Brynhild
Accusative: Brynhild
Dative: Brynhild
Genitive: Brynhildar
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Brynhild
Genitive: Brynhildin
Partitive: Brynhildia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Brynhild
Genitive: Brynhilds
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Brynhild
Genitive: Brynhilds

= Name Day

Norway Norway

16 August

Further Information =

Earliest Documented Usage

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[6]
644 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[7]
44 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
17 53 0 0
Finland Finland[9]
n.a. 50 n.a. 2
  #: 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.

 

Statistics as female name


Norwegian historic statistics trend[6]:
Norwegian historic statistics for Brynhild(f)


Sources: [8] [7] [6] [9]

References

  1. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi