Elin

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Old Danish Old Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Faroe Islands Faroese

Origin and Meaning

Nordic short form of Elina [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

Eelin
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Elin
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Danish Faroese Finish Norwegian Old Danish Old Norse Old Swedish Swedish
Elín
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Ellín
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Ellyn
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Danish Swedish

See also Eilin, Elen, Eli, Ella, Linn, Ninni

Combinations

For combinations see ELL (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Elin
Genitive: Elins
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Elin
Accusative: Elina
Dative: Elini
Genitive: Elinar
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Elin
Genitive: Elinin
Partitive: Eliniä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Elin
Genitive: Elins
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Elin
Genitive: Elins

Name Days

Norway Norway

31 July

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

10 February

Sweden Sweden

31 July

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Elin Matilda Elisabet Wägner (16 May 1882 – 7 January 1949), Swedish writer and journalist
  • Elin Reimer-Nielsen (born 7 March 1928), Danish actress

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&
Sweden Sweden[8]
36915 60631 9 18
Norway Norway[9]
14604 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[10]
4182 n.a. 3 n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
n.a. 7562 n.a. 5
  #: 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 Elin(f) Sources: [8][10][9][11]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Elin(f) Sources: [12]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Elin(f)

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

References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  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
  12. details see Name Statistic tables