Herbjørn

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Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Norway Norwegian
Faroe Islands Faroese

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Origin and Meaning

Old Danish and younger form of Hærbiǫrn [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

See Hærbiǫrn

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Herbjørnarson Faroe Islands
Herbjørnsen Norway
Herbjørnson Norway
Herbjørnssen Norway
Herbjørnsson Faroe Islands
Herbjørnssøn Norway
Herbjørnsøn Norway

Female

Herbjørnardóttir Faroe Islands
Herbjørnsdatter Norway
Herbjørnsdóttir Faroe Islands

Grammar

Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Herbjørn
Accusative: Herbjørn / Herbirni
Dative: Herbirni
Genitive: Herbjarnar / Herbjørns
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Herbjørn
Genitive: Herbjørns

Name Day

Norway Norway

14 January

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Herbjørn Sørebø (25 April 1933 – 29 March 2003), Norwegian journalist

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&
Norway Norway[5]
163
n.a.
0
n.a.
163
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[6]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[7]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a.
0 0 0 0 0
Greenland Greenland[9]
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 Herbjørn.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Rikard Hornby: Danske navne - Træk af navngivningens historie (1951)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  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. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/