Bjørg

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See also: bjørg, björg, and Bjørk

Faroese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Bjørg f

  1. A female given name

Usage notes[edit]

Matronymics

  • son of Bjørg: Bjargarson
  • daughter of Bjørg: Bjargardóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Bjørg
Accusative Bjørg
Dative Bjørg
Genitive Bjargar

See also[edit]


Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short form of female compound names with the Old Norse element bjǫrg ("salvation").

Proper noun[edit]

Bjørg

  1. A female given name.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The most common given name of women born in Norway in the 1930s.

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: 18 919 females with the given name Bjørg living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1930s. Accessed on April 18th, 2011.