Varg

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Usage

Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish

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Origin and Meaning

Norwegian younger form of Vargr [1] [2]

Related Names

See Vargr

Grammar

Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Varg
Genitive: Vargs
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Varg
Genitive: Vargs

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Namesakes

  • Varg Veum is the name of the detective in the books of the Norwegian author Gunnar Staalesen. It is inspired by the Old Norse expression vargr í véum = 'a wolf in the sanctuary (= an outlaw, used of one who commits a crime in a holy place, and is thereon declared accursed) [1] [3]

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[4]
256
n.a.
0
n.a.
256
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
57 351 3 24 54 327
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
2 0 0
n.a.
2
Denmark Denmark[7]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[8]
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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Varg (m) Sources: [5][7][4][6]


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. Richard Cleasby, Gudbrand Vigfusson: An Icelandic-English Dictionary (1874)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. 7.0 7.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/