Alf

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish

Origin and Meaning

1) Low German short form of Alef (see Adolf) [1] [2] [3] [4]

2) Short form of combinations with the name element ALF [2] [3] [4]

3) Younger form of Alfr [1] [2] [5] [6] [3] [7]

4) Younger form of Álfr (see Aulfr) [5] [8]

Related Names

Aalf
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Old Swedish
Aalff
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Old Swedish
Alf
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Danish Finish Norwegian Old Danish Old Swedish Swedish
Álfa
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Sami
Alfe
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Finish
Alff
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Old Norse
Alffe
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Finish
Alffi
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Finish
Alfi
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Finish Swedish
Alfie
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Allef
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Old Swedish
Alleff
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Old Swedish
Alluff
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Old Swedish
Alph
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Aluff
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Old Swedish
Alv
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Norwegian Swedish
Alve
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Finish Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish
Alwe
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Alvi
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Faroese Finish Norwegian Swedish
Aolff
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Old Swedish

See also Affe, Alfa, Ali, Alva, Alvida, Alvina

Patronyms

  • Norwegian: Alfsen (♂) [9]

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Alf
Genitive: Alfs
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Alf
Genitive: Alfin
Partitive: Alfia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Alf
Genitive: Alfs
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Alf
Genitive: Alfs

Name Days

Norway Norway

3 January

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

21 February

Sweden Sweden

21 June

Further Information

Pronunciation

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[11]
0 0 10156 23207
Norway Norway[12]
0 n.a. 7861 n.a
Denmark Denmark[13]
0 n.a. 786 n.a
Finland Finland[14]
0 0 n.a 2275
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Alf(m) Sources: [11][13][12][14]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Alf(m)

Sources: [11] [13] [12] [14]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  6. Erik Henrik Lind: Norsk-isländska dopnamn ock fingerade namn från medeltiden (1931)
  7. Inger Lautin (Red.): Hva skal barnet hete? (1993)
  8. Elof Hellquist: Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1922)
  9. Olav Veka: Norsk etternamnleksikon (2001)
  10. Per Hedelin: Norstedts svenska uttalslexikon (1997)
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi