Fjǫlnir

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse

Origin and Meaning

1) Old Norse fjǫl- = 'much', 'manifold', see also FJÖL (name element) [1] [2] [3]

2) From the Proto-Norse name *Felun-eR, Old Norse fela = 'hide' [3]

3) From the Proto-Norse name *FelduniR, Ancient Germanic *felþa = 'field' [3]

Related Names

Fjolner
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Swedish
Fjölner
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Swedish
Fjølner
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Danish
Fjölnir
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Icelandic
Fjǫlnir
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Old Norse

Combinations

For combinations see FJÖL (name element)

Further Information

Norse Mythology

  • Fjǫlnir was a name for Óðinn and it was possibly understood to be 'the one who knows much'. [3]
  • It was also the name of a legendary Swedish king, the son of Freyr and Gerðr. According to the Ynglingatal, he was the first king of the Ynglingar [3]

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[4]
0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[5]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
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 Fjǫlnir.

Sources: [4] [5] [6] [7]

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Günther Drosdowski: Duden Etymologie - Herkunftswörterbuch der deutschen Sprache (1997)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi