Gro

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish

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Origin and Meaning

Old Danish, Old Swedish and younger form of *Gró [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

See Gróa

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Gro
Genitive: Gros
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Gro
Genitive: Gros
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Gro
Genitive: Gros

Name Day

Norway Norway

12 March

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

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[7]
7802 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[8]
351 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
127 207 0 1
Finland Finland[10]
n.a. 3 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.

 

Sources: [9] [8] [7] [10]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Gro (f)


References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi