Bjørg

Poulina Joanesardottir in Faroese Costume via Nordic Fashion Biennale

Gender: Feminine
Origin: Old Norse
Meaning: “salvation; help.”
(BYERG)

The name comes directly from the Old Norse meaning, “salvation; help.”

As of 2010, Bjørg was the 4th most popular female name in the Faroe Islands.

Other forms of the name include:

  • Bjørg (Faroese/Norwegian)
  • Björg (Icelandic/Swedish)
  • Bjørga/Bjørge (Norwegian)
  • Borgine (Norwegian)
  • Biergá (Sami)