Edward

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

English younger form of Eadweard [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

See Eadweard

Patronyms (male)

Edwardinpoika Finland
Edwardsen Denmark Norway
Edwardson Sweden
Edwardssen Norway
Edwardsson Sweden
Edwardsøn Norway

Patronyms (female)

Edwardintytär Finland
Edwardsdatter Denmark Norway
Edwardsdotter Sweden

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Edward
Genitive: Edwards
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Edward
Genitive: Edwardin
Partitive: Edwardia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Edward
Accusative: Edward
Dative: Edward
Genitive: Edwards
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Edward
Genitive: Edwards
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Edward
Genitive: Edwards

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

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[5]
0 20 1946 5576
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 734 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[7]
0 n.a. 318 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
0 0 n.a. 2161
  #: 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 Edward(m) Sources: [5][7][6][8]

Sources: [5] [7] [6] [8]

References

  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi