Arve

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Male Male Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish

Origin and Meaning

1) Younger form of Arved (see Arviðr) [1] [2] [3] [4]

2) Swedish arve = 'heir' [1]

Related Names

Arve
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

Patronyms

  • Norwegian: Arvesen (♂)

Name Day

Norway Norway

1 April

Further Information

Earliest Documented 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&
Norway Norway[5]
0 n.a. 4426 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[6]
0 0 126 213
Denmark Denmark[7]
0 n.a. 11 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
0 0 n.a. 15
  #: 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 Arve(m) Sources: [6][7][5][8]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Arve(m)

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

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  4. Inger Lautin (Red.): Hva skal barnet hete? (1993)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi