Dóri

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

Old Norse name of uncertain meaning

Theories include

1) Related to Old Saxon/Anglo Saxon derian = 'damager' [1]

2) Related to Old English daru = 'misfortune' [2]

3) Related to Faroese dori = 'peg' [1]

4) Related to Old Norse dari, Middle High German tōre = 'fool' [1]

Related Names

Dóri
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
Icelandic Old Norse

See also Dór

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Dóri
Accusative: Dóra
Dative: Dóra
Genitive: Dóra

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Iceland: Officially accepted as a given name on 28 June 2001 [3]

Northern Mythology

Dóri is the name of a dwarf mentioned in the Vǫluspá [1]

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&
Sweden Sweden[4]
0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[5]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
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 Dóri.

Sources: [4] [5] [6] [7]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  2. Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  3. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  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 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi