Frej

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Male Male Name

Usage

Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian

Origin and Meaning

Younger form of Freyr [1] [2]

Related Names

See Freyr

Name Days

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

6 May

Sweden Sweden

23 January

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Sweden: 1825 [2]

Strongest Period of Usage

Sweden: 1980-1999 [2]

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&
Denmark Denmark[3]
0 n.a. 573 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[4]
2 5 508 858
Norway Norway[5]
0 n.a. 14 n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
0 0 n.a. 348
  #: 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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Frej(m) Sources: [4][3][5][6]

Sources: [4] [3] [5] [6]

References

  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi