Balder

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Male Male Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish

Origin and Meaning

Younger form of Baldr [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

See Baldr

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Balder
Genitive: Balders
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Balder
Genitive: Balderin
Partitive: Balderia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Balder
Genitive: Balders
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Balder
Genitive: Balders

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. 311 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[6]
0 n.a. 304 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[7]
0 0 81 206
Finland Finland[8]
0 0 n.a. 25
  #: 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 Balder(m) Sources: [7][6][5][8]

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

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Elof Hellquist: Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1922)
  4. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  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 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi