Edvard

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Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

Nordic form of Edward [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

See Eadweard

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Edvardsen Norway
Edvardsson Faroe Islands Iceland Norway Sweden

Female

Edvardsdatter Norway
Edvardsdotter Sweden
Edvardsdóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Edvard
Genitive: Edvards
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Edvard
Accusative: Edvard
Dative: Edvardi
Genitive: Edvards
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Edvard
Genitive: Edvardin
Partitive: Edvardia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Edvard
Accusative: Edvard
Dative: Edvard
Genitive: Edvards
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Edvard
Genitive: Edvards
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Edvard
Genitive: Edvards

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

18 March

Finland Finland

18 March

Norway Norway

18 March

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

18 March

Sweden Sweden

18 March

Until 1911 an additional Norwegian name day was on 5 January [2]

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

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&
Finland Finland[8]
n.a.
22269
n.a.
5
n.a.
22264
Sweden Sweden[9]
1266 8133 0 0 1266 8133
Norway Norway[10]
3023
n.a.
0
n.a.
3023
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[11]
338
n.a.
0
n.a.
338
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[12]
118 398
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[13]
23 28
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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Edvard (m) Sources: [9][11][10][8]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Edvard (m) Sources: [14]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Edvard (m)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Edvard (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Edvard (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  7. © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. 11.0 11.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  13. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  14. details see Name Statistic tables