Flæmingr

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Usage

Old Norse Old Norse

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse byname

Old Norse form of Dutch Vlaminc, Vleminc:

Old Norse Flæmingr = 'Fleming, person from Flanders' (-ingr-ending) [1] [2]

Flanders is a historic region of the Low Countries, which today is found for the two Belgian provinces of East Flanders and West Flanders. The name is a combination of the Flamish words vlakte = 'plain' and wanderen = 'to wander', implying a flat and expansive region

Related Names

Fleming
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Flemming
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Flemmingur
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Faroese
Flæmingr
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Old Norse
Flæmingur
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Faroese

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

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[4]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[5]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[6]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
0 0 0 0 0
Greenland Greenland[8]
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 Flæmingr.


References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/