Preben

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of Pridbjørn, a medieval Danish rendering of the Wend name Pritbor, from Slavic elements meaning "first" and "battle".

Proper noun[edit]

Preben

  1. A male given name.

References[edit]

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: 24 659 males with the given name Preben have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with the frequency peak in the 1940s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.

Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Preben

  1. A male given name borrowed from Danish.