Iðunn

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese

Origin and Meaning

Old Norse variant form of Iðunnr [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

See Iðunnr

Name Day

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

31 January

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Iðunn
Accusative: Iðunni
Dative: Iðunni
Genitive: Iðunnar
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Iðunn
Accusative: Iðunn
Dative: Iðunn
Genitive: Iðunnar

Further Information

Norse Mythology

  • Iðunn is an Ásynja, the goddess of youth. She is the wife of Bragi and they live in Brunnakr (Acre at a Well). [5] [1]

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[6]
223 238 0 0
Denmark Denmark[7]
7 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
0 0 0 0
Norway Norway[9]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
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 Iðunn.

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

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  4. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  6. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. 10.0 10.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi