Dennis

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Faroe Islands Faroese
Iceland Icelandic
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

English form of Denis [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

Dennies Swedish
Dennis
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Denniz
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Norwegian Swedish
Dennys Swedish

For variant forms see also Denny

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Dennisarson Faroe Islands Iceland
Dennisen Denmark
Dennissen Denmark
Dennisson Faroe Islands Iceland Sweden

Female

Dennisardóttir Faroe Islands Iceland
Dennisdatter Denmark
Dennisdotter Sweden
Dennisdóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Dennis
Genitive: Dennis'
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Dennis
Accusative: Dennis
Dative: Dennisi
Genitive: Dennisar
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Dennis
Genitive: Denniksen / Dennisin
Partitive: Dennistä / Dennisiä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Dennis
Accusative: Dennis
Dative: Dennis
Genitive: Dennisar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Dennis
Genitive: Dennis'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Dennis
Genitive: Dennis' / Dennis

Name Days

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

8 November

Sweden Sweden

7 August

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 3,581 people were named Dennis (percentage of first or only given name: 32 %) [9]

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[10]
12468 16942 5 11 12463 16931
Denmark Denmark[11]
11365
n.a.
0
n.a.
11365
n.a.
Finland Finland[12]
n.a.
1287 0 0
n.a.
1287
Greenland Greenland[13]
38 58
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[14]
17 24
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[15]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
2884
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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Dennis (m) Sources: [10][11][15][12]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Dennis (m) Sources: [16]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Dennis (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  6. Riksarkivet/SVAR - Svensk arkivinformation: Sveriges befolkning 1910
  7. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  8. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. 12.0 12.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  13. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  14. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  15. 15.0 15.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  16. details see Name Statistic tables