Ketil

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Faroe Islands Faroese

Origin and Meaning

Old Danish, Old Swedish and younger form of Ketill [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

See Kætill

Patronyms

  • Old Swedish: Ketilsson (♂) [4]

Grammar

Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Ketil
Accusative: Ketil
Dative: Ketli
Genitive: Ketils

Name Day

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

8 July

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&
Norway Norway[5]
0 n.a. 2545 n.a
Denmark Denmark[6]
0 n.a. 132 n.a
Sweden Sweden[7]
1 1 38 61
Finland Finland[8]
0 0 n.a 10
  #: 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.

 

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Ketil(m)

Sources: [7] [6] [5] [8]

References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Svenska medeltida personnamn, Institutet för språk och folkminnen, http://www.sprakochfolkminnen.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. 6.0 6.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi