Reyr

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Usage

Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse reyrr = 'the common reed' (Lat. arundo) [1]

Icelandic reyr = 'sweet vernal grass (Lat. Anthoxanthum odoratum)' [2]

Reed plants
Reed plants
Image by 'Darkone',[3]
licensed under Creative Commons

Related Names

Reyr
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Icelandic

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Reyrsson Iceland

Female

Reyrsdóttir Iceland

Combinations

For combinations see REYR (name element)

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Reyr
Accusative: Reyr
Dative: Reyr
Genitive: Reyrs

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[5]
0 77
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[6]
0 3 0 0 0 3
Denmark Denmark[7]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
1 0 0
n.a.
1
Greenland Greenland[10]
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 Reyr.


References

  1. Richard Cleasby, Gudbrand Vigfusson: An Icelandic-English Dictionary (1874)
  2. Sven B. F. Jansson: Norstedts isländsk-svenska ordbok (1994)
  3. Wikimedia Commons: Image by 'Darkone', source & license
  4. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  5. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  6. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/