Hrímnir

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse hrīm = 'rime', 'hoarfrost'; 'soot', 'smut' (see also HRIM) [1]

Related Names

Hrímnir
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Icelandic Old Norse

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Hrímnisson Iceland

Female

Hrímnisdóttir Iceland

Combinations

For combinations see HRIM (name element)

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Hrímnir
Accusative: Hrímni
Dative: Hrímni
Genitive: Hrímnis

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Norse Mythology

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&
Iceland Iceland[4]
4 6
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[6]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[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 Hrímnir.


References

  1. Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  2. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  3. Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  4. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/