Benedikt

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Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Old Danish Old Danish
Iceland Icelandic
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

Norse (also German) form of Benedictus [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

Benadikt
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Faroese
Benedict
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Benedikt
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Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Norse Old Swedish Swedish
Benidikt
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Icelandic
Bennedi
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Danish
Bænadikt
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Faroese

See also Ben, Bendy, Bendikt

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Benediktsen Denmark Norway
Benediktssen Denmark
Benediktsson Iceland Sweden

Female

Benediktsdatter Denmark Norway
Benediktsdotter Sweden
Benediktsdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Benedikt
Genitive: Benedikts
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Benedikt
Genitive: Benediktin
Partitive: Benediktia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Benedikt
Accusative: Benedikt
Dative: Benedikt
Genitive: Benedikts
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Benedikt
Genitive: Benedikts
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Benedikt
Genitive: Benedikts

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 36 people were named Benedikt (percentage of first or only given name: 19 %) [7]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Iceland Iceland[8]
833 989
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
67 160 0 8 67 152
Finland Finland[10]
n.a.
143 0 0
n.a.
143
Denmark Denmark[11]
48
n.a.
0
n.a.
48
n.a.
Norway Norway[12]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
62
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[13]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: 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 Benedikt (m) Sources: [14]


References

  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  3. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  5. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  6. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Navnemode og modenavne (1993)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  8. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  9. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  14. details see Name Statistic tables