Egil

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Male Male Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Faroe Islands Faroese

Origin and Meaning

Variant form of Egill [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

See *AʒilaR

Patronyms

  • Icelandic: Egilsson (♂), Egilsdóttir (♀)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Egil
Genitive: Egils
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Egil
Accusative: Egil
Dative: Egili
Genitive: Egils
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Egil
Genitive: Egilin
Partitive: Egiliä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Egil
Genitive: Egils
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Egil
Genitive: Egils

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

5 November

Norway Norway

5 November

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

3 July

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Ottar Egil Toreng (5 December 1922 – 8 January 2015), Norwegian newspaper editor and politician

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[8]
0 n.a. 8129 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
0 0 474 1086
Denmark Denmark[10]
0 n.a. 171 n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
0 0 n.a. 330
  #: 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 Egil(m) Sources: [9][10][8][11]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Egil(m)

Sources: [9] [10] [8] [11]

References

  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Evan Bogan: Navnebogen (2005)
  4. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  5. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  6. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi