Ethel

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

1) English short form of names beginning with Ethel- (see ADAL) [1] [2] [3]

2) German variant form of Edel (rather unlikely) [4]

Related Names

Etel
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 Swedish
Ethel
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 Icelandic Norwegian Swedish

See also Etly

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Ethel
Genitive: Ethels
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Ethel
Genitive: Ethelin
Partitive: Etheliä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Ethel
Accusative: Ethel
Dative: Ethel
Genitive: Ethelar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Ethel
Genitive: Ethels
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Ethel
Genitive: Ethels

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

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[5]
1514 3175 0 1
Denmark Denmark[6]
181 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
83 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a. 1084 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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Ethel(f) Sources: [5][6][7][8]

Sources: [5] [6] [7] [8]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  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 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi