Dreki

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Usage

Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Icelandic name

Old Norse dreki = 'dragon' [1] [2]

Upplands Runinskrift 871 2.jpg
dragon (runestone drawing)
Image by unknown, photo by Mceder,[3]
License: public domain

Related Names

Dreki
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Icelandic

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Drekason Iceland

Female

Drekadóttir Iceland

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Dreki
Accusative: Dreka
Dative: Dreka
Genitive: Dreka

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Iceland: Officially accepted as a given name on 31 October 2005 [4]

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]
6 37
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[6]
0 3 0 0 0 3
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 Dreki.


References

  1. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  2. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  3. Wikimedia Commons: Image by unknown, photo by Mceder, source & license
  4. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  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/