Ellen f

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Female Female Name
This name is used both as a female and a male name. See Ellen m for the male version.

Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

1) Variant form of Eleonora and its variants [1] [2] [3] [4]

2) Variant form (Danish, Norwegian, English) of Helene and its variants [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]

3) Pet form of Gabriella [4]

Related Names

Ellen
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Swedish
Eln Norwegian

See also Ella, Îlíne, Nelli

Combinations

For combinations see ELL (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Ellen
Genitive: Ellens
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Ellen
Genitive: Ellenin
Partitive: Elleniä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Ellen
Accusative: Ellen
Dative: Ellen
Genitive: Ellenar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Ellen
Genitive: Ellens
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Ellen
Genitive: Ellens

Name Days

Finland Finland

10 February

Norway Norway

21 May

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

10 February

Sweden Sweden

18 August

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Ellen Marsvin (1 February 1572 – 11 November 1649), Danish noble, mother of Kirsten Munk, mother-in-law of King Christian IV of Denmark

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[11]
14354 25890 1 3
Norway Norway[12]
13038 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[13]
12873 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[14]
n.a. 19227 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.

 

Statistics as female name

Recent statistics trend[11][13][12][14]:Name statistics for Ellen(f)

Sources: [11] [13] [12] [14]


Norwegian historic statistics trend[12]:
Norwegian historic statistics for Ellen(f)


Sources: [11] [13] [12] [14]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Friedrich Wilhelm Weitershaus: Das große Vornamenlexikon (1998)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Lexikon der Vornamen (1998)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  10. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi