Rune

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Danish[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Rune

  1. A male given name derived from Old Norse Rúni.

German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Rúni.

Noun[edit]

Rune f (genitive Rune, plural Runen)

  1. A letter, or character, belonging to the written language of various ancient Germanic peoples, especially the Scandinavians and the Anglo-Saxons.

Norwegian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Rúni. It died out after Middle Ages and was revived in the 19th century.

Proper noun[edit]

Rune

  1. A male given name.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, ISBN 82-521-4483-7
  • [1] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 19 292 males with the given name Rune living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1960s. Accessed on April 29th, 2011.

Swedish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Masculine form of Runa, also from Old Norse Rúni . First recorded as a given name in Sweden in 1865.

Proper noun[edit]

Rune

  1. A male given name.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [2] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622: 34 272 males with the given name Rune living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1920s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.