PREBEN
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Danish
Meaning & History
Modern Danish form of the name Pridbjørn, which was a medieval Scandinavian form of the Slavic (Wendish) name Pridbor, which was derived from Slavic prid "first" and borti "battle". It was imported into Danish via the medieval Putbus family, who were Slavic nobles from Rügen in Pomerania.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Pridbjørn (Old Danish)
Popularity
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