Benedikt

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

Origin and Meaning

Norse form of Benedictus [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

See Benedictus

Patronyms

  • Icelandic: Benediktsson (♂), Benediktsdóttir (♀)

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Benedikt
Accusative: Benedikt
Dative: Benedikt
Genitive: Benedikts

Further Information

Earliest Documented 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[4]
0 n.a. 62 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[5]
0 n.a. 53 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[6]
0 8 50 108
Finland Finland[7]
0 0 n.a. 85
  #: 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: [8]

Sources: [6] [5] [4] [7]

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 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. 5.0 5.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. details see Name Statistic tables