Edvard

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

Origin and Meaning

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

Related Names

See Eadweard

Patronyms

  • Swedish: Edvardsson (♂), Edvardsdotter (♀)
  • Norwegian: Edvardsen (♂), Edvardsson (♂) [6]

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

  • Edvard Hagerup Grieg, Norwegian composer and pianist (1843-1907)
  • Edvard Munch, Norwegian artist (1863-1944)
  • Carl Edvard Persson (17 January 1888 – 19 September 1957), Swedish actor and singer
  • Edvard Ingjald Moser (born 27 April 1962), Norwegian psychologist and neuroscientist, Nobel laureate NNNobel.png (Physiology or Medicine, 2013)

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[7]
0 n.a. 2655 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
0 0 1182 8339
Denmark Denmark[9]
0 n.a. 387 n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
n.a. 5 n.a. 21937
  #: 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: [8][9][7][10]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Edvard(m)

Sources: [8] [9] [7] [10]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 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. Olav Veka: Norsk etternamnleksikon (2001)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi