Eilif

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Usage

Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

Younger form of ÆilífR [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

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

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

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

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 50 people were named Eilif (percentage of first or only given name: 18 %) [8]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

Please turn your device to landscape orientation for better view of statistics tables and graphs.
Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[9]
139
n.a.
0
n.a.
139
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[10]
16 60 0 0 16 60
Finland Finland[11]
n.a.
19 0 0
n.a.
19
Norway Norway[12]
703
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
703
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[13]
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: [10][9][12][11]

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. 5.0 5.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. Riksarkivet/SVAR - Svensk arkivinformation: Sveriges befolkning 1910
  7. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/