Gjendine

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Female Female Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

1) From the name of the lake Gjende in Jotunheimen/Norway [1] deriving from Old Norse gandr = 'magic staff' (due to the long shape of the lake) [2]

2) Variant spelling of Jendine [1]

See also -dine

Related Names

Gjendine
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Norwegian

See also Dina

Grammar

Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Gjendine
Genitive: Gjendines

Further Information

Namesakes

Kaia Gjendine Slålien (15 July 1871 - 13 May 1972), Norwegian mountain shepherdess, who inspired Edvard Grieg when he listened to her singing folk songs

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[3]
21 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[4]
2 4 0 0
Denmark Denmark[5]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
0 0 0 0
  #: 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 Gjendine.

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

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Jørn Sandnes og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Stadnamnleksikon (1997)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  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