Alfred m

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Male Male Name
This name is used both as a female and a male name. See Alfred f for the female version.

Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese
Finland Finnish

Origin and Meaning

1) Younger form of the Old English name Ælfræd [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

2) Younger form of the Old English name Ealdfrith [8]

2) The name was early wrong interpreted to be a Nordic name composed of the name elements ALA and FRID [1] [2]

Related Names

Alfre
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Alfree
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Alfred
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Alfreð
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Icelandic
Alfrede
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Danish
Alfreeti
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Alfreetti
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Alfrid
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Allfrid
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Swedish

See also Alfrida, Alpret

Patronyms

  • Swedish: Alfredsson (♂), Alfredson (♂), Alfredsdotter (♀)
  • Norwegian: Alfredsen (♂)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Alfred
Genitive: Alfreds
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Alfred
Accusative: Alfred
Dative: Alfredi
Genitive: Alfreds
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Alfred
Genitive: Alfredin
Partitive: Alfredia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Alfred
Accusative: Alfred
Dative: Alfred
Genitive: Alfreds
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Alfred
Genitive: Alfreds
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Alfred
Genitive: Alfreds

Name Days

Finland Finland

29 October

Norway Norway

3 January

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

29 October

Sweden Sweden

3 January

Further Information

Pronunciation

  • Swedish: ['alfrέd] or ['alfrḙd]] (key) [9]

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Alfred Bernhard Nobel, (21 October 1833 – 10 December 1896), Swedish chemist, engineer, innovator, and armaments manufacturer

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[10]
0 10 7169 13800
Denmark Denmark[11]
0 n.a. 3610 n.a.
Norway Norway[12]
0 n.a. 1894 n.a.
Finland Finland[13]
0 0 n.a. 10224
  #: 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 Alfred(m) Sources: [10][11][12][13]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Alfred(m) Sources: [14]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Alfred(m)

Sources: [10] [11] [12] [13]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  7. Elof Hellquist: Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1922)
  8. Inger Lautin (Red.): Hva skal barnet hete? (1993)
  9. Per Hedelin: Norstedts svenska uttalslexikon (1997)
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  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 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  14. details see Name Statistic tables