Dagfinn

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Usage

Norway Norwegian
Faroe Islands Faroese
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish

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Origin and Meaning

Norwegian younger form of Dagfinnr [1] [2]

Related Names

See Dagfinnr

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Dagfinn
Genitive: Dagfinns
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Dagfinn
Genitive: Dagfinns
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Dagfinn
Genitive: Dagfinns

Name Day

Norway Norway

2 January

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 31 people were named Dagfinn (percentage of first or only given name: 35 %) [3]

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&
Sweden Sweden[4]
25 52 0 0 25 52
Denmark Denmark[5]
8
n.a.
0
n.a.
8
n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
7 0 0
n.a.
7
Norway Norway[7]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
2407
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[8]
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.

 

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Dagfinn (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/