Eldbjørg

NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

Proper nounEdit

Eldbjørg

  1. A female given name.

ReferencesEdit

  • 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.