Fróði

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Faroe Islands Faroese
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

Old Norse byname

Old Norse fróðr = 'clever', 'wise' [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

Fróða
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Faroese
Fróðar
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Faroese
Frode
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Froder
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Norwegian
Frodhe
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Old Swedish
Fróði
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Faroese Icelandic Old Norse
Frothi
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Old Danish

Cognates

Combinations

For combinations see FRÓÐ (name element)

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Fróði
Accusative: Fróða
Dative: Fróða
Genitive: Fróða
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Fróði
Accusative: Fróða
Dative: Fróða
Genitive: Fróða

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Norway: 9th century [3]

Predominant Regional Usage

Norway: Austlandet [3]

Namesakes

Ari Fróði Þorgilsson, Icelandic historian (1067 - 1148)

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&
Iceland Iceland[6]
0 0 46 72
Denmark Denmark[7]
0 n.a. 10 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
0 0 0 0
Norway Norway[9]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
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.

 

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Fróði(m) Sources: [11]

Sources: [8] [7] [9] [10]

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  5. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  6. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. 10.0 10.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. details see Name Statistic tables