Eivind

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Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Eyvindr, composed of ey (probably in the sense ‘luck, happiness’) and -vindur, of unknown origin, possibly "winner". Cognate with Danish Ejvind.

Proper noun[edit]

Eivind

  1. A male given name.

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References[edit]

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, ISBN 82-521-4483-7
  • [1] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 8 345 males with the given name Eivind living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1980s. Accessed on 19 May, 2011.