See also: geir and géir

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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse Geirr, whence also Geirur.

Proper nounEdit

Geir m

  1. A male given name.

Usage notesEdit

Patronymics

  • son of Geir: Geirsson
  • daughter of Geir: Geirsdóttir

DeclensionEdit

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Geir
Accusative Geir
Dative Geiri
Genitive Geirs

IcelandicEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse Geirr, from geirr(spear) (whence also geir).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Geir m

  1. A male given name

DeclensionEdit


NorwegianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse Geirr. A medieval given name revived in Norway in the end of the 19th century.

Proper nounEdit

Geir

  1. A male given name.

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, ISBN 82-521-4483-7
  • [1] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 22 647 males with the given name Geir living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1960s. Accessed on April 29th, 2011.