Halfdan

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Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse variant form, Old Danish, Old Swedish and younger form of Halfdanr [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

See Halfdanr

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Halfdansen Denmark Norway
Halfdanssen Norway
Halfdansøn Norway

Female

Halfdansdatter Denmark Norway

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Halfdan
Genitive: Halfdans
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Halfdan
Genitive: Halfdanin
Partitive: Halfdania
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Halfdan
Genitive: Halfdans
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Halfdan
Genitive: Halfdans

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Halfdan Kjerulf (15 September 1815 – 11 August 1868), Norwegian composer

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]
0 n.a. 513 n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
0 n.a. 282 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
0 0 11 54
Finland Finland[10]
0 0 n.a. 20
  #: 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.

 

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Halfdan(m)

Sources: [9] [7] [8] [10]

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  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. 10.0 10.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi