Birgir

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Birgir.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Birgir m

  1. A male given name.

Usage notes[edit]

Patronymics

  • son of Birgir: Birgisson
  • daughter of Birgir: Birgisdóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Birgir
Accusative Birgir
Dative Birgi
Genitive Birgis

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Birgir.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Birgir m

  1. A male given name.

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Patronymics

  • son of Birgir: Birgisson
  • daughter of Birgir: Birgisdóttir

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally “helper, saviour”, related to bjarga and birgja.

Proper noun[edit]

Birgir m

  1. A male given name.

Descendants[edit]