Sjurd

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish

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Origin and Meaning

Short form of Sjugurd [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

See *Sigvǫrðr

Grammar

Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Sjurd
Genitive: Sjurds
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Sjurd
Genitive: Sjurds

Further Information

In Norway, Gammel-Sjurd/Gamle-Sjurd (= old Sjurd) is a name for the devil [1] [3]

Earliest Documented Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

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&
Norway Norway[4]
17
n.a.
0
n.a.
17
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[6]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
0 0 0 0 0
Greenland Greenland[8]
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 Sjurd.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/