Dvalinn

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Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

1) Old Norse name meaning 'the slow one' [1] [2] [3]

2) Old Norse name meaning 'the hesitating one' [2]

3) Old Norse name meaning 'the sleeping one' [1]

Related Names

Dvalarr
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Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Old Norse
Dvalinn
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

Dvalinsson Iceland

Female

Dvalinsdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Dvalinn
Accusative: Dvalin
Dative: Dvalni
Genitive: Dvalins

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Norse Mythology

  • Dvalinn is the name of a dwarf who is the father of several Norns. He is one of the four smiths who made Freyja's necklace. [1]
  • Dvalinn is also the name of one of the four stags who graze in the branches of the world-ash Yggdrasill [1]

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[4]
2 2
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[6]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a.
0 0 0 0 0
Greenland Greenland[9]
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 Dvalinn.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  4. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/