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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Old Norse
Dvalinn
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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

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Iceland Iceland[4]
0 0 2 2
Sweden Sweden[5]
0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[6]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
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 Dvalinn.

Sources: [5] [6] [7] [8]

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. 5.0 5.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi