Egill

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish

Origin and Meaning

Old Norse and modern form of *AʒilaR [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

See *AʒilaR

Patronyms

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

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Egill
Accusative: Egil
Dative: Agli
Genitive: Egils

Further Information

Predominant Regional Usage

Norway: Hordaland [2]

Namesakes

Egill Skallagrímsson (ca. 910 – ca. 990), a Viking Age warrior and skald

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&
Iceland Iceland[5]
0 0 693 873
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 71 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[7]
0 n.a. 37 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
0 1 21 30
Finland Finland[9]
0 0 n.a. 2
  #: 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.

 

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Egill(m) Sources: [10]

Sources: [8] [7] [6] [9]

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  4. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. details see Name Statistic tables