Tjaldur

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Usage

Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Icelandic tjaldur = 'oystercatcher' (bird, Lat. Haematopus ostralegus) (see also -ur) [1]

Oystercatcher
Oystercatcher
Image by Andreas Trepte,[2]
licensed under Creative Commons

Related Names

Tjaldur
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Icelandic

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Tjaldsson Iceland

Female

Tjaldsdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Tjaldur
Accusative: Tjald
Dative: Tjaldi
Genitive: Tjalds

Further Information

Earliest Documented 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&
Iceland Iceland[4]
1 2
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[6]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a.
0 0 0 0 0
Greenland Greenland[9]
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 Tjaldur.


References

  1. Sven B. F. Jansson: Norstedts isländsk-svenska ordbok (1994)
  2. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Andreas Trepte (www.photo-natur.de), source & license
  3. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  4. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  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. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/