Terje

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Estonian tera "grain", or from Terhenetär in the Kalevala, Finnish terhen "mist".

Proper noun[edit]

Terje

  1. A female given name.

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Variant of Torgeir made well known by the poem Terje Vigen (1862) by Henrik Ibsen.

Proper noun[edit]

Terje

  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:21 907 males with the given name terje living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1950s. Accessed on April 29th, 2011.