Ellef

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Male Male Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish

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Origin and Meaning

Younger form of Eilif [1] [2]

Related Names

See ÆilæifR

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Ellefsen Denmark Norway
Ellefssen Norway

Female

Ellefdatter Denmark Norway
Ellefsdatter Denmark Norway

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Ellef
Genitive: Ellefs
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Ellef
Genitive: Ellefs

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

  • Norway:
    • After the Protestant Reformation -1920 [1]
    • 1900-1915 [2]

Predominant Regional Usage

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[3]
74
n.a.
0
n.a.
74
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[4]
2
n.a.
0
n.a.
2
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
0 3 0 0 0 3
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
0 0 0 0 0
Greenland Greenland[7]
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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Ellef.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  4. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/