Sigurðr

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Usage

Old Norse Old Norse

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse younger form of *Sigvǫrðr (see also -r) [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

See *Sigvǫrðr

Further Information

Norse Mythology

  • In Nordic heroic poetry, Sigurðr is a hero who killed the dragon Fáfnir and takes his helmet Œgishjálmr from him [4]

Namesakes

  • Sigurðr I Magnússon, also called Jórsalafari = 'the Crusader' (ca. 1090 – 26 March 1130), King of Norway from 1103 to 1130

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&
Sweden Sweden[5]
0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[6]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Sigurðr.

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

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  4. Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  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