Finnr

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse

Origin and Meaning

Old Norse finnr = 'Sámi, Laplander, Finn' [1] [2] [3] (original meaning: 'wanderer' [3])

Related Names

Fiðr
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Old Norse
Fin
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Danish Norwegian Old Danish Old Swedish
Fína
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Greenlandic
Find
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Danish Old Danish Swedish
Fíne
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Greenlandic
Fini
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Danish
Finn
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Finna
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Greenlandic
Finne
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Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish
Finni
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Danish Greenlandic Icelandic Old Norse Swedish
Finnr
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
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Old Norse
Finnur
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Danish Faroese Icelandic

For female forms see Finna

Combinations

For combinations see FINN (name element)

Further Information

The Finns had a reputation in Medieval Scandinavia for being magicians [4]

Northern Mythology

Finnr is the name of a dwarf in the Vǫluspá and in the Þulur [4]

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&
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 Finnr.

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

References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  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