Sverre

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Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Sverrir, name of a medieval king, possibly related to modern Norwegian sverra (to spin, reel) , as a byname for a wild person.

Proper noun[edit]

Sverre

  1. A male given name.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, ISBN 82-521-4483-7
  • [1] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 9 331 males with the given name Sverre living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1910s. Accessed on April 29th, 2011.