Draupnir

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Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse name meaning 'dripper' (of rings) hence 'goldsmith' [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

Draupnir
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Icelandic Old Norse

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Draupnisson Iceland

Female

Draupnisdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Draupnir
Accusative: Draupni
Dative: Draupni
Genitive: Draupnis

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Norse Mythology

LSR Wikinger - Schmuckscheibe Gold.jpg
Gold ornament, viking age
Image by Wolfgang Sauber,[4]
License: Creative Commons, CC-SA


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]
12 17
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[6]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[7]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
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 Draupnir.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  2. Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  4. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Wolfgang Sauber, source & license
  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/