Dofri

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Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

Old Norse name of uncertain meaning. Theories include

1) From the Old Norse name of a mountain Dofrafjall in Oppland, deriving from the farmstead name Dofrar probably meaning 'dale', 'valley' [1] [2] [3]

2) Old Norse name meaning 'lazy one', related to Old Norse dofi = 'torpor', 'numbness' [4] [5] [3]

Related Names

Dofri
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Icelandic Old Norse
Dovra
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Norwegian
Dovre
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Norwegian

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Dofri
Accusative: Dofra
Dative: Dofra
Genitive: Dofra

Further Information

Norse Mythology

  • Dofri is a giant in the Northern mythology mentioned in the Þulur. He is the inhabitant of the mountain Dofrafjall in the Flateyjarbók. [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&
Iceland Iceland[6]
0 0 8 24
Denmark Denmark[7]
0 n.a. 1 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
0 0 0 0
Norway Norway[9]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
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 Dofri.

Sources: [8] [7] [9] [10]

References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Jørn Sandnes og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Stadnamnleksikon (1997)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  4. Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  5. Geir T. Zoëga: A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (1910)
  6. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  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 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. 10.0 10.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi