Halvdan

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Male Male Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Faroe Islands Faroese

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Origin and Meaning

Variant spelling of Halfdan [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

See Halfdanr

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Halvdanarson Faroe Islands
Halvdansen Denmark Norway
Halvdansson Faroe Islands

Female

Halvdanardóttir Faroe Islands
Halvdansdatter Denmark Norway
Halvdansdóttir Faroe Islands

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Halvdan
Genitive: Halvdans
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Halvdan
Accusative: Halvdan
Dative: Halvdani
Genitive: Halvdanar / Halvdans
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Halvdan
Genitive: Halvdans
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Halvdan
Genitive: Halvdans

Name Day

Norway Norway

20 November

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Halvdan Koht (7 July 1873 – 12 December 1965), Norwegian historian and politician
  • Halvdan Johannes Sivertsen (born 5 January 1950), Norwegian singer-songwriter and guitarist

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 185 people were named Halvdan (percentage of first or only given name: 12 %) [4]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

Please turn your device to landscape orientation for better view of statistics tables and graphs.
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[5]
129
n.a.
0
n.a.
129
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[6]
0 36 0 0 0 36
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
6 0 0
n.a.
6
Denmark Denmark[8]
2
n.a.
0
n.a.
2
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[9]
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 Halvdan.


References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  5. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/