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Subject: additional info
Author: Satu   (guest, 213.209.91.240)
Date: December 18, 2003 at 11:10:27 AM
Reply to: Re: Terje by Jordan
Terje is a Norwegian dialectal form of the Old Norse name Torgeir with the elements 'þórr' (thunder-god Tor/Thor) and 'geirr' (spear).

The name is mainly used in Norway, Denmark, Sweden and the northern part of Germany.

Ibsen wrote a poem "Terje Vigen" (1860)

Regards, Satu

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