Brynja

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Female Female Name

Usage

Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian

Origin and Meaning

Old Norse brynja = 'coat of mail, armour, protection' (see also BRYN) [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

Brynja
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
Danish Faroese Icelandic Norwegian Swedish

Combinations

For combinations see BRYN (name element)

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Brynja
Accusative: Brynju
Dative: Brynju
Genitive: Brynju
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Brynja
Accusative: Brynju
Dative: Brynju
Genitive: Brynju

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Sweden: 1934 [4]
Norway: 1941 [3]

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[5]
36 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[6]
24 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[7]
19 29 0 0
Finland Finland[8]
n.a. 4 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.

 

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Brynja(f) Sources: [9]

Sources: [7] [5] [6] [8]

References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  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 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. details see Name Statistic tables