Atli

From Nordic Names - www.nordicnames.de - All rights reserved.

Rate this name:
3.67
(3 votes)



Male Male Name

Usage

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

Advertisement:


Origin and Meaning

Old Norse form of the Gothic name Attila [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

In the Nordic countries, the name has sometimes been associated with the vocabulary word atall = 'violent', 'wild' [1] [2] [4] [9] [5] [6] [7] [8]

Related Names

See Attila

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Atlason Faroe Islands Iceland

Female

Atladóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Atli
Genitive: Atlis
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Atli
Accusative: Atla
Dative: Atla
Genitive: Atla
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Atli
Accusative: Atla
Dative: Atla
Genitive: Atla
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Atli
Genitive: Atlis
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Atli
Genitive: Atlis

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Norse Mythology

  • A name for heroes and kings in heroic poetry. In the Þulur, Atli is also listed, however, as a name for Þórr [6]

Namesakes

Trivia

Statistics

Name Count per Country

Please turn your device to landscape orientation for better view of statistics tables and graphs.
Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Iceland Iceland[10]
0 0 825 1399
Denmark Denmark[11]
0 n.a. 65 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[12]
1 2 30 50
Norway Norway[13]
0 n.a. 26 n.a.
Finland Finland[14]
0 0 n.a. 3
  #: 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.

 

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Atli(m) Sources: [15]

Sources: [12] [11] [13] [14]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  3. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Inger Lautin (Red.): Hva skal barnet hete? (1993)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  9. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  13. 13.0 13.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  14. 14.0 14.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  15. details see Name Statistic tables