Finlay

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Male Male Name

Usage

Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish

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Origin and Meaning

Scottish younger form of Fionnlagh [1] [2]

Related Names

See Fionnlagh

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Finlay
Genitive: Finlays
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Finlay
Genitive: Finlayn
Partitive: Finlayta
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Finlay
Genitive: Finlays
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Finlay
Genitive: Finlays

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

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]
8 18 0 0 8 18
Norway Norway[5]
13
n.a.
0
n.a.
13
n.a.
Finland Finland[3]
n.a.
25 0 0
n.a.
25
Denmark Denmark[6]
7
n.a.
0
n.a.
7
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[7]
0 1
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[8]
0 0
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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Finlay.


References

  1. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  2. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/