Sigurd

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See also: Sigurð

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old Norse Sigurðr, from sigr (victory) + varðr, vǫrðr (guard). This is the name of the legendary Eddaic character corresponding to Siegfried, the hero of the Nibelungenlied, but the names are not exact cognates. Sigfrid is a saint's name in Scandinavia.

Proper noun[edit]

Sigurd

  1. (Norse mythology) The principal hero of the Volsungasaga and of the Elder Edda's Niflung cycle, who slayed a dragon.

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Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Sigurd

  1. (Norse mythology) Sigurd.
  2. A male given name of Old Norse origin.

Faroese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Sigurd m

  1. A male given name.

Usage notes[edit]

Patronymics

  • son of Sigurd: Sigurdarson or Sigurdsson
  • daughter of Sigurd: Sigurdardóttir or Sigurdsdóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Sigurd
Accusative Sigurd
Dative Sigurdi
Genitive Sigurdar, Sigurds

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Sigurðr.

Proper noun[edit]

Sigurd

  1. (Norse mythology) Sigurd.
  2. A male given name origin.

Usage notes[edit]

  • One of the most common given names in Norway in the Middle Ages.

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References[edit]

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, ISBN 82-521-4483-7
  • [1] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 6 725 males with the given name Sigurd living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1890s. Accessed on 19 May, 2011.

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Sigurd c (genitive Sigurds)

  1. (Norse mythology) Sigurd.
  2. A male given name of Old Norse origin.

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