Geir

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Male Male Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Faroe Islands Faroese
Finland Finnish

Origin and Meaning

Younger form of Geirr [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

See GæiRR

Patronyms (male)

Geirsson Faroe Islands Iceland Sweden

Patronyms (female)

Geirsdotter Sweden
Geirsdóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Name Day

Norway Norway

30 May

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Geir
Genitive: Geirs
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Geir
Accusative: Geir
Dative: Geiri
Genitive: Geirs
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Geir
Genitive: Geirin
Partitive: Geiriä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Geir
Accusative: Geir
Dative: Geir
Genitive: Geirs
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Geir
Genitive: Geirs
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Geir
Genitive: Geirs

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

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&
Norway Norway[4]
0 n.a. 22270 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
0 0 199 318
Denmark Denmark[6]
0 n.a. 79 n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
0 0 n.a. 53
  #: 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 Geir(m) Sources: [5][6][4][7]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Geir(m) Sources: [8]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Geir(m)

Sources: [5] [6] [4] [7]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. details see Name Statistic tables