Elliði

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

Old Norse elliði = 'fast sailing ship' [1] of uncertain origin:

1) Ancient Norse *ein-liði, a combination of EIN and LID [2] [3] [4]

2) Old Church Slavonic alŭdija, ladija = 'river barge' [2] [3]

Related Names

Elli
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
Icelandic
Elliði
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
Icelandic Old Norse

For female forms see Ellida

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
GRIM see Elliðagrímr

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Elliði
Accusative: Elliða
Dative: Elliða
Genitive: Elliða

Further Information

Originally, Elliði was used as a ship name, not as a given name

It was the name of Friðþjófr's ship in the legendary Icelandic Friðþjófssaga [5]

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[6]
0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[7]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
0 0 0 0
  #: 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 Elliði.

Sources: [6] [7] [8] [9]

References

  1. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  4. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  5. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi