Kolbrún

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse byname

Old Norse kolbrún = 'black eyebrows'

Bahuvrihi compound of KOL and BRUN [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

Kolbrun
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Norwegian Swedish
Kolbrún
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Faroese Icelandic Old Norse

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Kolbrúnarson Faroe Islands Iceland

Female

Kolbrúnardóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Kolbrún
Accusative: Kolbrún
Dative: Kolbrún
Genitive: Kolbrúnar
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Kolbrún
Accusative: Kolbrúnu
Dative: Kolbrúnu
Genitive: Kolbrúnar

Further Information

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[7]
1065 1301
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
12 16 12 16 0 0
Denmark Denmark[9]
13
n.a.
13
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[10]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
n.a.
1
n.a.
1 0 0
Greenland Greenland[12]
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 Kolbrún (f) Sources: [13]


References

  1. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  2. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  5. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  13. details see Name Statistic tables