Forseti

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Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse forseti = 'presiding one' (see also SETI) [1]

Related Names

Forsete
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Norwegian Swedish
Forseti
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Icelandic Old Norse

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Forsetason Iceland

Female

Forsetadóttir Iceland

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Forseti
Accusative: Forseta
Dative: Forseta
Genitive: Forseta

Further Information

Norse Mythology

  • The Æsir god Forseti is the judge of the gods and men. His parents are Baldr and Nanna. He lives in Glitnir ('shining'), a house with a silver ceiling and golden pillars. [1].

Trivia

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[2]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[3]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[4]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[5]
n.a.
1 0 0
n.a.
1
Iceland Iceland[6]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Greenland Greenland[7]
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 Forseti.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lars Magnar Enoksen: Norrøne guder og myter (2008)
  2. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  3. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  4. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  6. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  7. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/