Guðlaug

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse name

Combination of GUD and LAUG [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

Gollaug
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Norwegian
Gudelig
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Old Swedish
Gudhlög
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Old Swedish
Gudhløgh
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Old Swedish
Gudlaug
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Guðlaug
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Icelandic Old Norse
Gudleyg
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Faroese
Gudlög
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Swedish
Gullaug
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Norwegian Old Norse
Gullög
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Old Swedish Swedish

For variant forms see Gödelig, Gudelina
For male forms see Guðlaugr
For pet forms see Golla, Gulla

See also Juliana

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Guðlaug
Accusative: Guðlaugu
Dative: Guðlaugu
Genitive: Guðlaugar

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Iceland: ca. 900 [4]
Norway: 1340 (but is certainly older than in Iceland) [4]

Predominant Regional Usage

Norway: Austlandet, Trøndelag [4]

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&
Iceland Iceland[5]
690 863 0 0
Denmark Denmark[6]
5 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[7]
0 1 0 0
Norway Norway[8]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
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 Guðlaug.

Sources: [7] [6] [8] [9]

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. 6.0 6.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi