Iðunn

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Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse variant form of Iðunnr [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Iðunnr

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Iðunnarson Faroe Islands Iceland

Female

Iðunnardóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

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

Name Day

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

31 January

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). [7] [1]

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[8]
247 268
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[9]
11
n.a.
11
n.a.
0
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[10]
0 3 0 3 0 0
Norway Norway[11]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[12]
n.a.
0 0 0 0 0
Greenland Greenland[13]
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.

 

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Iðunn (f) Sources: [14]


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. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  7. Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  8. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  9. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  12. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  13. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  14. details see Name Statistic tables