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Meaning of the name Preben

[ syll. pre-ben, pr-eb-en ] The baby boy name Preben is largely used in the Scandinavian language and it is derived from Slavonic origins. The name is from Pridbjørn (Medieval Danish), itself a variant of Pritbor (Old Slavic) or Pridbor (Old Slavic) altered by association with the Scandinavian element 'bjrn'; the Slavic forms are from the elements 'prid' (meaning first, leading) and 'boru' (fight, battle).

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Preben is not regularly used as a baby boy name. It is not listed in the top 1000.

Baby names that sound like Preben include Perben, Pervan, Perven, Pervon, Purvan, Purven, Purvon, Perfection, and Pravean.


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