Benedikte

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Danish Old Danish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

Variant form of Benedicta [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

See Benedicta

Name Day

Norway Norway

8 October

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Namesakes

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]
1414 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[5]
1180 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[6]
40 141 0 0
Finland Finland[7]
n.a. 9 0 0
  #: 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 Benedikte(f) Sources: [6][5][4][7]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Benedikte(f)

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

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  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 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi