Herdis

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Female Female Name

Usage

Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Faroe Islands Faroese
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Younger form of Herdís [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

2) Variant form of Hjørdis (see Hjǫrdís) [5]

Related Names

Herdis
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Faroese Finish Norwegian Swedish

See also Hardis

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Herdisarson Faroe Islands

Female

Herdisardóttir Faroe Islands

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Herdis
Genitive: Herdis'
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Herdis
Accusative: Herdis
Dative: Herdis
Genitive: Herdisar
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Herdis
Genitive: Herdiksen
Partitive: Herdistä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Herdis
Genitive: Herdis'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Herdis
Genitive: Herdis' / Herdis

Name Day

Norway Norway

29 January

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

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]
1271
n.a.
1271
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
680
n.a.
680
n.a.
0
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
44 102 44 102 0 0
Finland Finland[10]
n.a.
33
n.a.
33 0 0
Greenland Greenland[11]
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 Herdis.


References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 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. 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. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/