Sigrún

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse name

Combination of SIG and RUN [1] [2] [3] [4]

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Sighrun
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Sigrun
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Sigrún
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Icelandic Old Norse
Sigrund
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Sigrunn
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Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Sigrúnarson Iceland

Female

Sigrúnardóttir Iceland

Combinations

For combinations see SIGRUN (name element)

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Sigrún
Accusative: Sigrúnu
Dative: Sigrúnu
Genitive: Sigrúnar

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Norse Mythology

  • Sigrún is the name of a Valkyrie, the reborn Svafa. She is the daughter of Hǫgni and in love with the hero Helgi Hundingsbana. After her death she will be reborn as Kára [5] [6]

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[7]
2550 2955 0 0
Denmark Denmark[8]
42 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
14 22 0 0
Norway Norway[10]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
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 Sigrún(f) Sources: [12]

Sources: [9] [8] [10] [11]

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  4. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  6. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. 11.0 11.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. details see Name Statistic tables