Eilif

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Male Male Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

Younger form of ÆilífR [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

See ÆilífR

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Eilifsen Norway
Eilifson Norway
Eilifssen Norway
Eilifsson Norway
Eilifssøn Norway
Eilifsøn Norway

Female

Eilifsdatter Norway
Eilifsdotter Norway

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Eilif
Genitive: Eilifs
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Eilif
Genitive: Eilifin
Partitive: Eilifiä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Eilif
Genitive: Eilifs
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Eilif
Genitive: Eilifs

Name Day

Norway Norway

24 October

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Namesakes

  • Eilif Armand (18 March 1921 – 28 November 1993), Norwegian actor

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&
Norway Norway[6]
710
n.a.
0
n.a.
710
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[7]
151
n.a.
0
n.a.
151
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
17 62 0 0 17 62
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
18 0 0
n.a.
18
Greenland Greenland[10]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
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 Eilif (m) Sources: [8][7][6][9]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Eilif (m)


References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  5. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.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. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/