Florence

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

French and English form of Florentia [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

See Florentia

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Florence
Genitive: Florences
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Florence
Genitive: Florencen
Partitive: Florencea
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Florence
Genitive: Florences
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Florence
Genitive: Florences

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 2,491 people were named Florence (percentage of first or only given name: 35 %) [7]

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[8]
796 2312 796 2301 0 11
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
309
n.a.
309 0 0
Norway Norway[10]
135
n.a.
135
n.a.
0
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[11]
122
n.a.
122
n.a.
0
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[12]
7 11
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[13]
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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Florence (f) Sources: [8][11][10][9]


References

  1. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. 11.0 11.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  13. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/