Frey

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Usage

Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

Variant spelling of Frej [1]

Related Names

See Freyr

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Frey
Genitive: Freys
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Frey
Genitive: Freyn
Partitive: Freytä
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Frey
Genitive: Freys

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 55 people were named Frey (percentage of first or only given name: 62 %) [3]

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&
Denmark Denmark[4]
207
n.a.
17
n.a.
190
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
58 105 2 4 56 101
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
56 0 0
n.a.
56
Greenland Greenland[7]
0 8
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[8]
1 1
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
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 Frey.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Riksarkivet/SVAR - Svensk arkivinformation: Sveriges befolkning 1880
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  4. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  8. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  9. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no