Yngvi

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Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese
Sweden Swedish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Old Norse form of *Ingwaz [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

2) Ancient Germanic *Ingwian- = 'belonging to the coastal Germanic tribe of the Ingaevones' [8]

3) Younger form of Ingwin [9]

Related Names

Ingva
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Ingve
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Ingvi
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Danish Icelandic
Yngva
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Yngve
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Yngvi
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Faroese Icelandic Old Norse Swedish

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Yngvason Faroe Islands Iceland

Female

Yngvadóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Yngvi
Accusative: Yngva
Dative: Yngva
Genitive: Yngva
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Yngvi
Accusative: Yngva
Dative: Yngva
Genitive: Yngva
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Yngvi
Genitive: Yngvis

Name Day

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

11 February

Further Information

Norse Mythology

  • Yngvi is another name for the god Freyr who is also known as Yngvi-Freyr. According to Snorri, from him the Swedish royal dynasty of the Ynglingar took its name. The Ynglingar bore the name Yngvi or Ynguni as an honorary name. [10]

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[11]
0 0 80 166
Norway Norway[12]
0 n.a. 4 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[13]
0 n.a. 3 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[14]
0 0 2 6
Finland Finland[15]
0 0 n.a. 1
  #: 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 Yngvi.

Sources: [14] [13] [12] [15]

References

  1. Kristian Hald: Personnavne i Danmark - Oldtiden (1971)
  2. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  5. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  6. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  8. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  9. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  10. Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  11. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. 13.0 13.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  14. 14.0 14.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  15. 15.0 15.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi