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Re: Futrikelv, near Tromsa
Posted by: Harald Storaker (ID *****3803) Date: October 27, 2013 at 05:56:52
In Reply to: Re: Futrikelv, near Tromsa by moch 2 of 17707

It is a rare name. I have never heard of any like it.
The meaning is not known, according to Store Norske Leksikon:
May be Futrik = futens rike = futedÝmme, the bailiff's land.
Elv = river.
Or perhaps the name is of Saami origin.
In Norwegian it does not sound like a topographical name.

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