Torbjørn

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Usage

Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Faroe Islands Faroese

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Origin and Meaning

Danish, Norwegian and Faroese younger form of Þórbiǫrn [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

See Þórbiǫrn

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Torbjarnarson Faroe Islands
Torbjørnsen Denmark Norway
Torbjørnson Norway
Torbjørnssen Norway
Torbjørnsson Faroe Islands Norway
Torbjørnssøn Norway
Torbjørnsøn Norway

Female

Torbjarnardóttir Faroe Islands
Torbjørndatter Norway
Torbjørndotter Norway
Torbjørnsdatter Denmark Norway
Torbjørnsdotter Norway
Torbjørnsdóttir Faroe Islands

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Torbjørn
Genitive: Torbjørns
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Torbjørn
Accusative: Torbjørn
Dative: Torbjørn / Torbirni
Genitive: Torbjarnar / Torbjørns
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Torbjørn
Genitive: Torbjørns

Name Day

Norway Norway

5 June

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Torbjørn Falkanger (8 October 1927 – 16 July 2013), Norwegian ski jumper

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[5]
6791
n.a.
0
n.a.
6791
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[6]
221
n.a.
0
n.a.
221
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[7]
8 14 0 0 8 14
Greenland Greenland[8]
3 7
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
4 0 0
n.a.
4
  #: 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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Torbjørn (m) Sources: [7][6][5][9]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Torbjørn (m) Sources: [10]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Torbjørn (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. 6.0 6.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  9. 9.0 9.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. details see Name Statistic tables