Halldis

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Female Female Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Faroe Islands Faroese

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Origin and Meaning

Younger form of Halldís [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

See Halldís

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Halldisarson Faroe Islands

Female

Halldisardóttir Faroe Islands

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Halldis
Genitive: Halldis'
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Halldis
Accusative: Halldis
Dative: Halldis
Genitive: Halldisar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Halldis
Genitive: Halldis'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Halldis
Genitive: Halldis' / Halldis

Name Day

Norway Norway

20 February

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Halldis Moren Vesaas (18 November 1907 – 8 September 1995), Norwegian poet, translator and writer of children's books

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 52 people were named Halldis (percentage of first or only given name: 63 %) [5]

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&
Norway Norway[6]
507
n.a.
507
n.a.
0
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[7]
15 32 15 32 0 0
Denmark Denmark[8]
5
n.a.
5
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
2
n.a.
2 0 0
Greenland Greenland[10]
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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Halldis.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  6. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/