Snorri

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse name and byname

1) Old Norse snúa = 'to turn oneself quickly' [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

2) Old Norse snerra = 'hard fighting' [4]

Related Names

SnóR
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Old Norse
Snorra
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Icelandic
Snorre
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Snorri
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Danish Faroese Icelandic Norwegian Old Norse Swedish
SnorriR
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Old Norse

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Snorrason Iceland

Female

Snorradóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Snorri
Genitive: Snorris
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Snorri
Accusative: Snorra
Dative: Snorra
Genitive: Snorra
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Snorri
Accusative: Snorra
Dative: Snorra
Genitive: Snorra
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Snorri
Genitive: Snorris
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Snorri
Genitive: Snorris

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Namesakes

  • Snorri Sturluson, Icelandic historian, poet and politician (1178-1241)

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[6]
0 0 551 723
Norway Norway[7]
0 n.a. 33 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[8]
0 n.a. 32 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
0 0 15 26
Finland Finland[10]
0 0 n.a. 3
  #: 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 Snorri.

Sources: [9] [8] [7] [10]

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  5. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  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 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi