Menglǫð

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse name meaning 'the one who takes pleasure in jewels' [1]

Related Names

Menglǫð
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Old Norse

Further Information

Norse Mythology

  • Menglǫð is the name of a maiden in Svipdagsmál. Svipdagr sets out to win her hand. She lives on the Lyfjaberg which is surrounded by a wall of fire and a clay wall and is guarded by a giant called Fjǫlsviðr and two dogs.

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&
Sweden Sweden[2]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[3]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[4]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[5]
n.a.
0 0 0 0 0
Greenland Greenland[6]
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 Menglǫð.


References

  1. Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  2. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  3. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  4. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  6. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/