Gorm

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Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish

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Origin and Meaning

Old Danish and younger form of GórmR [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

See GórmR

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Gormsen Denmark

Female

Gormsdatter Denmark

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Gorm
Genitive: Gorms
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Gorm
Genitive: Gorms
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Gorm
Genitive: Gorms

Name Day

Norway Norway

17 July

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Norway:
    • 1857 (Stord, Hordaland) (in modern times) [6]
    • 1897 (in modern times) [2]

Strongest Period of Usage

Trivia

  • Gorm was a heavy storm in Denmark and Sweden in November 2015.

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&
Denmark Denmark[7]
1009
n.a.
0
n.a.
1009
n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
287
n.a.
0
n.a.
287
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
42 135 0 2 42 133
Greenland Greenland[10]
4 7
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
n.a.
3 0 0
n.a.
3
  #: 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 Gorm.


References

  1. Rikard Hornby: Danske navne - Træk af navngivningens historie (1951)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2007)
  4. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  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. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  11. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi