Grim

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish

Origin and Meaning

1) Old Danish, Old Swedish and younger form of GrímR [1] [2] [3]

2) Old Danish and Old Swedish name deriving from Old Norse grimmr = 'grim, cruel, atrocious' [1]

Related Names

Grim
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
Norwegian Old Danish Old Swedish Swedish

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Sweden: 1916 (in modern times) [3]

Predominant Regional Usage

Norway: Hordaland (Sund), Sør-Trøndelag (Klæbu, Selbu), Austlandet [2]

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[4]
2 4 204 343
Norway Norway[5]
0 n.a. 116 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[6]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
0 0 n.a. 4
  #: 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 Grim(m) Sources: [4][6][5][7]

Sources: [4] [6] [5] [7]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  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 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi