Torfi

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Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse name and byname

1) Old Norse younger form of Þórviðr [1]

2) Old Norse younger form of Tiǫrvi [2]

3) Old Norse torf = 'turf, sod' (see also TORF) [3]

Related Names

Torfa
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Icelandic
Torfi
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Icelandic Old Norse

See also Tyrfingr

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Torfason Iceland

Female

Torfadóttir Iceland

Combinations

For combinations see TORF (name element)

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Torfi
Accusative: Torfa
Dative: Torfa
Genitive: Torfa

Further Information

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[5]
152 289
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[6]
3 9 0 2 3 7
Denmark Denmark[7]
6
n.a.
0
n.a.
6
n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
1 0 0
n.a.
1
Greenland Greenland[10]
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 Torfi.


References

  1. Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  2. Richard Cleasby, Gudbrand Vigfusson: An Icelandic-English Dictionary (1874)
  3. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  4. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  5. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  6. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/