Elvis

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

English name of uncertain ethymology. Theories include:

1) English form of Alvis (see Alvíss) [1]

2) Variant form of Elwin [1] [2]

Related Names

Elvis
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Elwis
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Elvis
Genitive: Elvis'
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Elvis
Genitive: Elviksen
Partitive: Elvistä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Elvis
Accusative: Elvis
Dative: Elvis
Genitive: Elvisar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Elvis
Genitive: Elvis'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Elvis
Genitive: Elvis' / Elvis

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Iceland: Officially accepted as a given name on 21 January 2011 [3]

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&
Sweden Sweden[4]
1350 2380 3 14 1347 2366
Finland Finland[5]
n.a.
461 0 0
n.a.
461
Denmark Denmark[6]
191
n.a.
1
n.a.
190
n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
153
n.a.
0
n.a.
153
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[8]
11 15
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[9]
4 8
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 Elvis (m) Sources: [4][6][7][5]


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Mike Campbell: Behind the name http://www.behindthename.com
  2. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  3. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  6. 6.0 6.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/