Edin

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Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Serbo-Croatian form from Arabic ad-din (the faith), Arabic دين (din) = 'faith, religion' [1]

2) Male form of Edine (see Edina) [2]

3) Sometimes misinterpreted as a variant form of Edwin (see Eadwine) [1]

Related Names

Edin
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Sweden: 1832 (Hemnes in Nordland) [2]

Predominant Regional Usage

Norway: Oppland, Sogn og Fjordane, Nord-Noreg [2]

Namesakes

Edin Holme (24th May 1865 - 1 October 1927), Norwegian poet

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[3]
1 5 990 1055
Norway Norway[4]
0 n.a. 305 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[5]
0 n.a. 240 n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
0 0 n.a. 59
  #: 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 Edin(m) Sources: [3][5][4][6]

Sources: [3] [5] [4] [6]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  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 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi