Eldbjørg

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Faroese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Eldbjørg f

  1. A female given name

Usage notes[edit]

Matronymics

  • son of Eldbjørg: Eldbjargarson
  • daughter of Eldbjørg: Eldbjargardóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Eldbjørg
Accusative Eldbjørg
Dative Eldbjørg
Genitive Eldbjargar

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Dialectal variant of Hallbjørg, from Old Norse Hallbjǫrg, from hallr ‎(stone) + bjǫrg ‎(salvation). By folk etymology interpreted as eld ‎(fire) + "protection".

Proper noun[edit]

Eldbjørg

  1. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, ISBN 82-521-4483-7
  • [1] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 2004 females with the given name Eldbjørg living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1930s. Accessed on 17 November, 2011.