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Name Sigurd

Origin:From Old Norse words for victory and guard, defenderTools:

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About the name Sigurd in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:Scandinavian
Diminutives:Sigge
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Sigfrid, Sigmund, Sigrid, Siguna, Sigune, Sigurður, Sigvard, Sigvid     Details
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About Sigurd, the group of names with the same origin as Sigurd

Language of origin:Old Norse
Info about origin:Old Norse two-element name
 known from the hero of the Volsungasaga, a Norse legend
 the name is based on the same words as the German name Siegward
Words:sigr = the victory  Old Norse
 vardr = the guard, the defender  Old Norse
Topics:Germanic mythology, Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:2:Sigurður Iceland 2015,  33:Sigurd Norway 2011,  51:Sivert Norway 2000,  59:Sigge Sweden 2015,  156:Syver Norway 2015
Old/original forms:Sighvardh Old Norse, Sigurdr Old Norse
Name variants:Sigge, Sigurd, Sigurður, Sigvard, Sivert, Syver   Sortable list   Details
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Popularity lists that contain the name Sigurd

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NorwayGraph2015 41,  2014 38,  2013 47,  2012 39,  2011 332010 37,  2009 57,  2008 50,  2007 44,  2006 41,  2005 49,  2004 56,  2003 50,  2002 49,  2001 48,  2000 55,  1999 51,  1998 49,  1997 57