Rudolf

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

German younger form of Hruodolf [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Hruodolf

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Rudolf
Accusative: Rudolf
Dative: Rudolf
Genitive: Rudolfs

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

9 December

Norway Norway

27 March

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

6 March

Sweden Sweden

27 March

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Sweden: 1360 [1] [5]

Strongest Period of Usage

Sweden: 1900-1919 [5]

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&
Sweden Sweden[6] Statimg f1.pngStatimg m4.png 0 1 614 4067 Statimg trend -1.png
Denmark Denmark[7] Statimg f0.pngStatimg m3.png 0 n.a. 303 n.a Statimg trend -2.png
Norway Norway[8] Statimg f0.pngStatimg m3.png 0 0 183 374 Statimg trend -1.png
Finland Finland[9] Statimg f1.pngStatimg m4.png n.a. 2 n.a 4223 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.

 

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Rudolf(m)

Sources: [6] [7] [8] [9]

References

  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Lexikon der Vornamen (1998)
  5. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi