Eskil

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

Origin and Meaning

Old Danish, Old Swedish and modern form of Ǣskæll [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

See Ǣskæll

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

15 September

Norway Norway

15 September

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

12 June

Sweden Sweden

12 June

Grammar

Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Eskil
Accusative: Eskil
Dative: Eskili
Genitive: Eskils

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Norway: 14th century [2]

Strongest Period of Usage

Sweden: 1920-1939 [6]

Namesakes

Saint Eskil, patron saint of Södermanland, dead ca. 1080

Place Names

Sweden: Eskilstuna

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&
Norway Norway[7]
0 n.a. 2173 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
0 0 1729 5167
Denmark Denmark[9]
0 n.a. 303 n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
0 0 n.a. 847
  #: 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 Eskil(m) Sources: [8][9][7][10]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Eskil(m)

Sources: [8] [9] [7] [10]

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  5. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  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 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi