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] [7]

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 (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&
Denmark Denmark[8]
555
n.a.
0
n.a.
555
n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
279
n.a.
0
n.a.
279
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[10]
7 46 0 0 7 46
Finland Finland[11]
n.a.
20 0 0
n.a.
20
Greenland Greenland[12]
3 3
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[13]
0 1
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.

 

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Halfdan (m)


References

  1. Rikard Hornby: Danske navne - Træk af navngivningens historie (1951)
  2. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2007)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  8. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  13. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/