Margrét

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish

Origin and Meaning

1) Old Norse form of Margarita [1] [2] [3]

2) Creative spelling of Margret

Related Names

Margret
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Faroese Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Margrét
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Icelandic Old Norse Swedish
Margrjet
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Icelandic

See also Greta, Marget, Margreta, Margrit

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Margrétarson Iceland

Female

Margrétardóttir Iceland

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Margrét
Accusative: Margréti / Margrétu
Dative: Margréti / Margrétu
Genitive: Margrétar

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Norway: 11th century [3]

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[4]
2920 4650 0 0
Denmark Denmark[5]
50 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[6]
44 80 0 0
Norway Norway[7]
n.a. n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a. 3 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.

 

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Margrét(f) Sources: [9]

Sources: [6] [5] [7] [8]

References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  5. 5.0 5.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. details see Name Statistic tables