Rúni

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Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse name

Short form of names containing the name element RUN [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

Ruhne
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Run
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Finish Norwegian Swedish
Rune
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Swedish Swedish
Rúne
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Faroese
Runi
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Danish Icelandic Old Danish
Rúni
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Faroese Icelandic Old Norse
Runo
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Ryni
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Finish
Ryntti
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Finish
Rønne
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Norwegian

For female forms see Rúna

Combinations

For combinations see RUN (name element)

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Rúni
Accusative: Rúna
Dative: Rúna
Genitive: Rúna
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Rúni
Accusative: Rúna
Dative: Rúna
Genitive: Rúna

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Norway: ca. 1390 but probably older [2]

Place Names

Norway: Runastadhom (ca. 1390 in Rakkestad, Østfold) [2]
Norway: Runestadhir (15th century), today Runestad on Finnøy, Rogaland [2]

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&
Denmark Denmark[5]
0 n.a. 42 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[6]
0 0 0 0
Norway Norway[7]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[8]
0 0 0 1
Finland Finland[9]
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.

 

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Rúni(m) Sources: [10]

Sources: [6] [5] [7] [9]

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  4. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  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. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  9. 9.0 9.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. details see Name Statistic tables