Skrýmir

From Nordic Names - www.nordicnames.de - All rights reserved.

Rate this name:
0.00
(0 votes)



Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

Old Norse name meaning 'boaster', related to Norwegian skrymja/Swedish skrymma = 'to take up a lot of space' [1] [2]

Related Names

Skrýmir Icelandic Old Norse

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Skrýmisson Iceland

Female

Skrýmisdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Skrýmir
Accusative: Skrými
Dative: Skrými
Genitive: Skrýmis

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Iceland: Officially accepted as a given name on 19 February 2019 [3]

Norse Mythology

Statistics

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Skrýmir.

Sources: [4] [5] [6] [7]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  2. Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  3. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi