Snorri

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

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
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Snorri
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
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Danish Faroese Icelandic Norwegian Old Norse Swedish
SnorriR
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Old Norse

Patronyms (male)

Snorrason Iceland

Patronyms (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