Freyr

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

1) Old Norse *frauja = 'master', 'lord' (see FREJ) [1] [2]

2) Old Norse *freyr, Proto-Norse *fraiwia = 'fertile' [2]

Related Names

Frei
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Freij
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Swedish
Frej
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Frey
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Danish Swedish
Freyr
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Icelandic Old Norse
Frö
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Old Swedish
Frø
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Old Swedish
Frøy
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Norwegian

For female forms see Freyja

Patronyms (male)

Freysson Iceland

Patronyms (female)

Freysdóttir Iceland

Combinations

For combinations see FREJ (name element)

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Freyr
Accusative: Frey
Dative: Frey
Genitive: Freys

Further Information

Norse Mythology

Freyr's Names

Freyr's Siblings

  • Freyja - twin or halfsister
  • Kreppvǫr - (half?)sister according to the poem Sólarljóð
  • Ráðveig - (half?)sister according to the poem Sólarljóð
  • 7 more (half?)sisters according to the poem Sólarljóð

Freyr's Servants

Freyr's Attributes

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&
Sweden Sweden[3]
0 0 15 104
Norway Norway[4]
0 n.a. 8 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[5]
0 n.a. 7 n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
0 0 n.a. 6
  #: 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 Freyr.

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

References

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