Siri

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Female Female Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Faroe Islands Faroese

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Origin and Meaning

1) Swedish and Norwegian younger form of Sigrid (see *Sigfríðr) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

2) Variant form of Siro [7]

3) Norwegian dialectal siri = 'white wagtail' (Lat. Motacilla alba, bird) [1]

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White Wagtail
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Related Names

Seri
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Siiri
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Sire
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Sami
Siri
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Danish Faroese Finish Norwegian Swedish
Sirí Icelandic
Siria
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Danish Swedish
Sirie
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Norwegian Swedish
Sirrí
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Icelandic
Sirru
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Finish
Sirrý
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Icelandic
Siru
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Finish Sami
Sirukka
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Finish

See also Sira, Sirpa, Tiri

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Siriarson Faroe Islands

Female

Siriardóttir Faroe Islands

Combinations

For combinations see SIRI (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Siri
Genitive: Siris
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Siri
Accusative: Siri
Dative: Siri
Genitive: Siriar
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Siri
Genitive: Sirin
Partitive: Siriä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Siri
Genitive: Siris
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Siri
Genitive: Siris

Name Days

Norway Norway

12 June

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

19 June

Sweden Sweden

15 September

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Trivia

  • In Norwegian the word siri is also used for a pisspot on a ship [1]

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[9]
5765 9549 5763 9542 2 7
Norway Norway[11]
8346
n.a.
8346
n.a.
0
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[12]
828
n.a.
828
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[13]
n.a.
915
n.a.
915 0 0
Iceland Iceland[14]
4 4
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[15]
0 5
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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Siri (f) Sources: [9][12][11][13]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Siri (f) Sources: [16]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Siri (f)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Siri (f) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Siri (f)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  7. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  8. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Malene Thyssen, source & license
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  11. 11.0 11.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  12. 12.0 12.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  13. 13.0 13.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  14. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  15. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  16. details see Name Statistic tables