Gerðr

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse name

1) Female form of Garðr [1] [2] [3] [4]

2) Short form of names containing the name element GERD [1]

Related Names

Gerd
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Danish Finish Norwegian Old Danish Swedish
Gerð
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Faroese
Gerðr
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Old Norse
Gerdur
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Norwegian Swedish
Gerður
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
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Icelandic
Gjerd
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Norwegian
Gärd
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Swedish
Jerd
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Norwegian

See also Bubba, Gerda and Gerdy

Combinations

For combinations see GERD (name element)

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Norse Mythology

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&
Sweden Sweden[6]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[7]
0
n.a.
0
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 Gerðr.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Das große Vornamenlexikon (2007)
  4. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  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/