Ragnhild

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Female Female Name

Usage

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

Origin and Meaning

Old Swedish and younger form of Ragnhildr [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

See Ragnhildr

Name Days

Norway Norway

17 May

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

15 July

Sweden Sweden

15 July

Grammar

Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Ragnhild
Accusative: Ragnhild
Dative: Ragnhild
Genitive: Ragnhildar

Further Information

Predominant Regional Usage

Norway: Oppland, Oslo, Austlandet, Østfold, Finnmark [2]

Strongest Period of Usage

Sweden: 1900-1919 [7]

Namesakes

Ragnhild Magerøy (9 July 1920 – 16 November 2010), Norwegian novelist, essayist and poet

Ragnhild Alexandra Lorentzen, Princess of Norway (9 June 1930 – 16 September 2012), eldest child of King Olav V of Norway and Princess Märtha of Sweden

Statistics

Name Count per Country

CountryCommonnessFemale ♀ Male ♂Trend
Statimg f legend.pngStatimg m legend.pngas main name#also aux. name&as main name#also aux. name&
Norway Norway[8] Statimg f5.pngStatimg m0.png 9496 14284 0 0 Statimg trend -1.png
Sweden Sweden[9] Statimg f4.pngStatimg m0.png 2828 8227 0 0 Statimg trend -1.png
Denmark Denmark[10] Statimg f4.pngStatimg m0.png 1057 n.a. 0 n.a Statimg trend -2.png
Finland Finland[11] Statimg f4.pngStatimg m1.png n.a. 1971 n.a 2 Statimg trend 0.png
  #: 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 Ragnhild(f) Sources: [9][10][8][11]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Ragnhild(f) Sources: [12]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Ragnhild(f)

Sources: [9] [10] [8] [11]

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  5. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  7. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  8. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. details see Name Statistic tables