Geirlaug f

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Female Female Name
This name is used both as a female and a male name. See Geirlaug m for the male version.

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse variant form of GæiRlaug [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

See GæiRlaug

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Geirlaug
Accusative: Geirlaugu
Dative: Geirlaugu
Genitive: Geirlaugar

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Iceland: ca. 900 [4]
Norway: 1300 (but probably much older) [4]

Predominant Regional Usage

Norway: Østfold, Agder [4]

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&
Iceland Iceland[5]
25 35
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[6]
0 2 0 2 0 0
Denmark Denmark[7]
1
n.a.
1
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
0 0 0 0 0
Greenland Greenland[10]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
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 Geirlaug.


References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  3. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  6. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/