Dorje

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Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

Tibetan dorje = 'thunderbolt', a legendary and ritual weapon, symbolising the properties of a diamond (indestructibility) and a thunderbolt (irresistible force) [1]

Related Names

Dorge Swedish
Dorje Danish Finish Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Dorje
Genitive: Dorjes
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Dorje
Genitive: Dorjen
Partitive: Dorjea
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Dorje
Genitive: Dorjes

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Sweden: 1893 (Norrköping, Östergötland) [2]

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, nobody or less than 10 people were named Dorje [3]

Statistics

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Dorje.


References

  1. Judith Ahrholdt: Nordic Names - www.nordicnames.de (2004-2023).
  2. Riksarkivet/SVAR - Svensk arkivinformation: Sveriges befolkning 1910
  3. Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)