Darri

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Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Danish Old Danish
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse name and byname meaning 'long lazy bloke' [1]

1) Related to Norwegian darra = 'trembling' [2] [3]

2) Related to Old Norse darr = 'spear' (poet., see DARR) [4] [1]

Related Names

Darri
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Icelandic Old Danish Old Norse

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Darrason Iceland

Female

Darradóttir Iceland

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Darri
Accusative: Darra
Dative: Darra
Genitive: Darra

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Trivia

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&
Iceland Iceland[5]
100 577
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[6]
0 8 0 0 0 8
Denmark Denmark[7]
2
n.a.
0
n.a.
2
n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
0 0 0 0 0
Greenland Greenland[10]
0 0
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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Darri.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  2. Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  3. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Rikard Hornby: Danske navne - Træk af navngivningens historie (1951)
  5. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  6. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/