Geijer

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish

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Origin and Meaning

Transferred use of the surnames Geijer, af Geijerstam and von Geijer

The origin the Swedish noble family names is the Austrian name Geyer which derives from Middle High German gir = 'vulture' (bird) [1]

Related Names

Geier
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Norwegian Swedish
Geijer Swedish

Grammar

Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Geijer
Genitive: Geijers

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 84 people were named Geijer (percentage of first or only given name: 6 %) [2]

Statistics

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Geijer.


References

  1. Judith Ahrholdt: Nordic Names - www.nordicnames.de (2004-2021).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)