Didrik

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish

Origin and Meaning

Low German short form of Diderik [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

See Diederik

Patronyms

Norwegian: Didriksen (♂) [7]

Name Day

Norway Norway

7 August

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Norway: ca. 1250 [3]
Sweden: 1270 [2] [5]

Strongest Period of Usage

Sweden: 1990-1999 [5]

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[8]
0 n.a. 1312 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
0 0 797 1253
Denmark Denmark[10]
0 n.a. 11 n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
0 0 n.a. 28
  #: 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 Didrik(m) Sources: [9][10][8][11]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Didrik(m)

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

References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  7. Olav Veka: Norsk etternamnleksikon (2001)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  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