Charles

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

English and French form of Karl [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

Carlis
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Danish Swedish
Charle
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Finish Swedish
Charles
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish
Karles
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Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Karlis
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

See also:
Female forms: Charline, Charlize
Pet forms: Charlot, Charly

Patronyms

  • Norwegian: Charlesen (♂) [6]

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Charles
Genitive: Charles'
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Charles
Genitive: Charlesin
Partitive: Charlesia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Charles
Genitive: Charles'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Charles
Genitive: Charles'/Charles

Name Day

Norway Norway

27 April

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Charles John Pedersen, 3 October 1904 – 26 October 1989, American organic chemist with Norwegian roots, Nobel laureate NNNobel.png (Chemistry, 1987)

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&
Sweden Sweden[8]
1 7 1560 5636
Norway Norway[9]
0 n.a. 664 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[10]
0 n.a. 656 n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
0 0 n.a. 1479
  #: 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 Charles(m) Sources: [8][10][9][11]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Charles(m)

Sources: [8] [10] [9] [11]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  4. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. Olav Veka: Norsk etternamnleksikon (2001)
  7. Colette van Luik: Stora boken om namn (2009)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi