Edwin

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Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

English younger form of Eadwine [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Eadwine

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Edwinsson Iceland

Female

Edwinsdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Edwin
Genitive: Edwins
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Edwin
Genitive: Edwinin
Partitive: Edwiniä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Edwin
Accusative: Edwin
Dative: Edwini
Genitive: Edwins
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Edwin
Genitive: Edwins
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Edwin
Genitive: Edwins

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 72 people were named Edwin (percentage of first or only given name: 22 %) [6]

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&
Sweden Sweden[7]
3240 4463 3 4 3237 4459
Finland Finland[8]
n.a.
745 0 0
n.a.
745
Denmark Denmark[9]
122
n.a.
0
n.a.
122
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[10]
15 20
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[11]
0 4
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[12]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
499
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 Edwin (m) Sources: [7][9][12][8]


References

  1. Rikard Hornby: Danske navne - Træk af navngivningens historie (1951)
  2. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. 9.0 9.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  11. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no