Finnr

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Usage

Old Norse Old Norse

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse finnr = 'Sámi', 'Laplander', 'Finn' [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] (original meaning: 'wanderer' [3])

See also -r

Related Names

Fiðr
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Fin
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Fína
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Find
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Fíne
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Fini
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Finn
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Finna
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Greenlandic
Finne
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Finni
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Danish Greenlandic Icelandic Old Norse Swedish
Finnr
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Old Norse
Finnur
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Danish Faroese Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Fynn
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Danish Norwegian Swedish

For female forms see Finna, Finnsína

Combinations

For combinations see FINN (name element)

Further Information

The Finns had a reputation in Medieval Scandinavia for being magicians [6]

Northern Mythology

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&
Sweden Sweden[7]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[8]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
n.a.
0 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.


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. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  7. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi