Dofri

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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) 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' [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&
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 Dofri.

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

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. 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