Grethe

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Greenland Greenlandic
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

Variant spelling of Grete [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Greta

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Grethe
Accusative: Grethe
Dative: Grethe
Genitive: Grethe

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional 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&
Denmark Denmark[7]
13785 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
9449 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
323 579 0 0
Iceland Iceland[10]
6 9 0 0
Finland Finland[11]
n.a. 26 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.

 

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Grethe(f) Sources: [12]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Grethe(f)

Sources: [9] [7] [8] [11]

References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  6. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  7. 7.0 7.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. details see Name Statistic tables